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Yost Lake

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Length

4.8 Miles 7.8 Kilometers


Elevation

1,731' 528 m

Ascent

-1,731' -528 m

Descent

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

47%

Max Grade (25°)

9,062' 2,762 m

High

7,331' 2,234 m

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The Yost Meadow Loop is a great, steep hike through a pine and aspen forest in the June Lakes Basin.

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Description [Suggest Changes]

The 2.4-mile (each way) trip to Yost Lake along Yost Creek climbs steadily up a wildflower-sprinkled High Sierra ridge, with demanding inclines and great scenery.

The trailhead is marked off the June Lake Loop (Hwy. 158) There is a little parking area marked Yost Trail amongst Aspen Trees.

You'll start your hike through Aspen Trees over a little Bridge. You start to climb the steep trail through Pines for 2.4 miles.

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Jun 2, 2018
Nick Whelan
Sep 7, 2017
Mike F
Extended hike slightly to check out Yost Meadow but didn't quite make it there 5.2mi
Sep 7, 2017
Jenny Fromm
May 27, 2017
Tucker Carney

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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