My first time climbing outside I ascended a route that I later learned was a That was a pretty cool day. I usually stick with routes between and I'm mostly in it just to get outside and see some great views. I don't aspire to be Chris Sharma.
The Path to Half Dome; steep and difficult. The last 400 vertical feet (130 meters) up the eastern slope are so sheer that Yosemite staff have installed cables for hikers to cling to as they pull themselves up.