Richard the Blind Man Summits Half Dome

How I Helped Make a 20-Year Dream Come True

Photo of Richard taken by the author Tammy

In my first season working in Yosemite, I lived in a tent cabin with a perfect view of Half Dome. Walking to and from my tent, I could see the majestic monolith shooting up into the sky.

At first, I didn’t think too much about hiking to the top. But after doing a few challenging hikes in the…




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Tammy Bergstrom

Tammy Bergstrom

I became passionate about holistic healing after losing my father to pharmaceutical abuse. Plant medicine and self-care advocate. Nature lover. Van lifer.

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