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4,050 mi 6,517 km of trail 118 Featured Hikes

Gems 47 Gems Easy Trails 326 Trails Intermediate Trails 464 Trails Hard Trails 91 Trails
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gem Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow

Vernal Falls

(92) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

(78) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

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

Yosemite Falls

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

Half Dome

(58) 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

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

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees

(28) Oakhurst, CA
gem Favorite Sentinel Dome Summit

Sentinel Dome

(25) Yosemit…, CA

Featured Hikes in High Sierra - 119

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Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Half Dome

14.5 mi 23.4 km • Out and Back • 4,457 ft Ascent 1358.42 m Ascent

(184) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Intermediate/Difficult

Vernal and Nevada Falls Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km • Loop • 1,999 ft Ascent 609.27 m Ascent

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

Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km • Loop • 75 ft Ascent 22.74 m Ascent

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

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km • Loop • 2,129 ft Ascent 649.04 m Ascent

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

Mount Tallac

9.9 mi 16.0 km • Out and Back • 3,266 ft Ascent 995.6 m Ascent

(49) South L…, CA
Favorite Sentinel Dome Summit
Easy/Intermediate

Sentinel Dome

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Loop • 350 ft Ascent 106.59 m Ascent

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

Mirror Lake Loop

4.7 mi 7.6 km • Loop • 290 ft Ascent 88.29 m Ascent

(65) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Bridalveil Waterfall, Yosemite
Easy

Bridalveil Falls Trail

0.4 mi 0.7 km • Loop • 98 ft Ascent 29.98 m Ascent

(57) Yosemit…, CA

Trails in High Sierra - 763

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA 109 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA 84 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Yosemite Valley, CA 61 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Three Rivers, CA 32 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Three Rivers, CA 27 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #6High Sierra Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
66.5 mi 107.0 km Three Rivers, CA 18 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #7Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Yosemite Valley, CA 24 
12.9 mi 20.7 km #8Pohono Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
12.9 mi 20.7 km Yosemite Valley, CA 18 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #9Chilnualna Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.0 mi 11.2 km Midpines, CA 20 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #10Bishop Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
11.9 mi 19.1 km Big Pine, CA 14 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #11Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 13 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #12Clouds Rest Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.2 mi 14.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA 17 
65.2 mi 104.9 km #13PCT: Echo Lake to Highway 80 (Donner Summit)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
65.2 mi 104.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
7.7 mi 12.5 km #14North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.5 km Big Pine, CA 13 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #15Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA 18 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #16Kearsarge Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.6 mi 12.2 km Lone Pine, CA 13 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #17Half Dome Trail
Extremely Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Extremely Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Yosemite Valley, CA 13 
6.5 mi 10.4 km #18Vogelsang Pass Trail
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.4 km Yosemite Valley, CA
10.0 mi 16.0 km #19South Fork (Paradise)
Intermediate/Difficult
Squaw Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
10.0 mi 16.0 km Squaw Valley, CA
35.0 mi 56.3 km #20JMT: Segment 2 - Tuolomne Meadows to Devils Postpile
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
35.0 mi 56.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA

Photos of High Sierra - 2605

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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
Berkeley REI Employees Volunteering in Yosemite.
Nov 12, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The views are breathtaking.
May 19, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
Aug 11, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
September sunset over Lake Tenaya in Yosemite National Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Coming down the cables from the Half Dome summit.
Dec 17, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA

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