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Hiking up Lembert Dome at any time of day is stunning, however, I find it's best in the early evening. This vantage offers sweeping views of Tuolumne Meadows, the Cathedral Range, and other parts of the High Sierras. The Range of Light, as John Muir called it, comes alive at this hour. Note that you should not attempt the summit if there is any sign of a clouds/storming in the sky, because it become very dangerous to hike in a storm due to slippery granite and the exposure.

Short Hike: Park at either the Lembert Dome parking lot and hike via Dog Lake or park at the parking lot for the PCT near Tuolumne Meadows and hike the Lembert Dome Trail.

Family Friendly: This is a very easy hike, and kids will love clambering over the rock formation, even if they don't appreciate the sunset.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Sep 14, 2021
david coe
Sep 12, 2021
Tom Herr
It was fun exploring around the dome. Great views of Tuolumne Meadow and River. Great hike!
Jul 10, 2021
Johan Wu
lembert dome and dog lake
Jun 22, 2021
Kate Newman
w/ mom
Jun 21, 2021
Il Noh
Jun 8, 2021
Tiffany Altheim
Aug 5, 2020
Kacper Pawlaczyk
Aug 16, 2019
Alyson Mullin

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