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Gems in High Sierra - 49

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gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

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

Vernal Falls

(107) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

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

Half Dome

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

Yosemite Falls

(78) 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

(48) Yosemit…, CA

Recommended Routes in High Sierra - 130

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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 The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
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 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 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 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
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 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 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 Bridalveil Waterfall, Yosemite
Easy

Bridalveil Falls Trail

0.4 mi 0.7 km 98' Up 29.98 m Up 98' Down 29.86 m Down

Yosemit…, CA

High Sierra Hiking

  • 5,761 Miles 9,272 Kilometers of Trail
  • 129 Recommended Routes
  • 49 Gems Gems
  • 190 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 598 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 196 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in High Sierra - 855

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 128 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 98 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 71 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #4Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 38 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA 41 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #6Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 31 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #7High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 21 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #8Clouds Rest Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 24 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #9Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA 17 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Half Dome Trail
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 19 

Photos of High Sierra - 3,123

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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
The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
Mar 31, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The most amazing views await you at the top!
Jan 27, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
September sunset over Lake Tenaya in Yosemite National Park.
Apr 12, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA