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4,245 mi 6,832 km of trail 121 Recommended Routes

Gems 48 Gems Easy Trails 170 Trails Intermediate Trails 576 Trails Hard Trails 196 Trails
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Gems in High Sierra - 48

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gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

(91) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow

Vernal Falls

(98) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

(76) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls

(73) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Coming down the cables from the Half Dome summit.

Half Dome

(66) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.

Clouds Rest

(44) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Sentinel Dome Summit

Sentinel Dome

(30) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite A giant in the Mariposa Grove.

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees

(29) Oakhurst, CA

Recommended Routes in High Sierra - 122

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Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Half Dome

14.5 mi 23.4 km 4,457' Up 1358.42 m Up 4,457' Down 1358.36 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Vernal and Nevada Falls Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km 1,999' Up 609.27 m Up 1,998' Down 608.87 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Easy

Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km 75' Up 22.74 m Up 84' Down 25.55 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
Difficult

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km 2,129' Up 649.04 m Up 2,130' Down 649.17 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Sentinel Dome Summit
Intermediate

Sentinel Dome

2.1 mi 3.4 km 350' Up 106.59 m Up 349' Down 106.51 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Half Dome towering above Mirror Lake/Meadow
Easy/Intermediate

Mirror Lake Loop

4.7 mi 7.6 km 290' Up 88.29 m Up 289' Down 88.22 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Lake Tahoe from Mt. Tallac
Difficult

Mount Tallac

9.9 mi 16.0 km 3,266' Up 995.6 m Up 3,266' Down 995.58 m Down

South L…, CA
Favorite Yosemite Falls with Half Dome in the background.
Difficult

Upper Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Point Hike

8.0 mi 12.8 km 3,374' Up 1028.33 m Up 3,374' Down 1028.39 m Down

Yosemit…, CA

Trails in High Sierra - 821

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 121 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 91 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 67 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #4Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 30 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA 35 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 30 
22.5 mi 36.2 km #7JMT: Segment 1 - Happy Isles to Tuolomne Meadows
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
66.5 mi 107.0 km #8High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 19 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #9Clouds Rest Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 23 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Half Dome Trail
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 19 
12.9 mi 20.7 km #11Pohono Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 20 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #12Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA 15 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #13Bishop Pass Trail
Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Difficult
Big Pine, CA 15 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #14Kearsarge Pass Trail
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA 16 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #15Chilnualna Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA 21 
65.2 mi 104.9 km #16PCT: Echo Lake to Highway 80 (Donner Summit)
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #17Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA 19 
7.7 mi 12.5 km #18North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA 14 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #19Lewis Creek Trail
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA 15 
16.5 mi 26.5 km #20Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA

Photos of High Sierra - 2936

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Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
May 26, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Yosemite Valley
Aug 25, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The views are breathtaking.
May 19, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Berkeley REI Employees Volunteering in Yosemite.
Nov 12, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
Mar 31, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
The most amazing views await you at the top!
Jan 27, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
Aug 11, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA