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Series: Hike Half Dome: Anyone Can* Series

About this Series

  • Lessons: 10
  • Total Time: 1h 2m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: 180 Days
  • Created At: 08/04/2010
  • Last Updated At: 09/17/2010

Rick Deutsch, author, outdoor adventurer and motivational speaker has hiked Yosemite’s Half Dome over 27 times shares tips and secrets about how to summit one of the world's most famous monoliths. He speaks more than 40-times per year throughout Northern California and also provides private training lessons to hikers wanting to safely complete this extremely strenuous day hike. Rick has partnered with Big Escapes, a leader in digital publishing of natural history apps and videos, to create a 60-minute video lesson that complements his best selling book, “One Best Hike, Yosemite’s Half Dome.”

This Introduction is a free overview about Rick and his passion. In the 10 lessons plus Q&A that follow the viewer will get tips on the equipment, natural history, wildlife, hiking poles and water treatment as well as his advice on how to ascend and descend the cables. A highlight is a virtual tour of the hike. You will be prepared for your trip up Half Dome. Rick is an expert on hiking Half Dome. His information is invaluable and he receives rave reviews from the thousands of people who attend his presentations. We have combined these lessons into a package where hikers can purchase individual lessons for $0.99 or the complete package for $7.92.

About this Author

Big Escapes
Big Escapes
10 lessons

Big Escapes is a Silicon Valley innovator specializing in helping others publish their own high quality interactive mobile / web visitor guides. We have a passion for great stories and work hard to combine good writing / filming with solid implementation.

Big Escapes was founded in 2006 based on research on location based media at Hewlett-Packard's Mobile Media Lab. Today we collaborate with the best software companies, authors, and National Parks to produce interactive mobile guides for tourists / visitors. We have offices in the Silicon Valley and enjoy traveling and telling great stories.

Lessons Included

None of the lesson in this series have been reviewed.

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