Two friends of mine and I are visiting Yosemite next August. On the first day I would like to drive up to Glacier Point and into Yosemite Valley. Then we have a full day to spend. I would like to do a spectacular hike. I was thinking about Clouds Rest because I am afraid that we wont get a permission for Half Dome and I think it's overcrowded anyways. What do you think? I'm a pretty good hiker, but my two friends aren't that experienced but basically in good shape. Clouds Rest is the better choice then, right?
Thank you for your help!