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4,230 mi 6,807 km of trail 121 Recommended Routes

Gems 48 Gems Easy Trails 170 Trails Intermediate Trails 573 Trails Hard Trails 198 Trails
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Gems in High Sierra - 48

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gem Favorite A lovely summer day at Glacier Point.

Glacier Point

(91) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.

Vernal Falls

(98) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

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

Yosemite Falls

(73) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Watch your step!

Half Dome

(65) 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

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

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees

(29) Oakhurst, CA

Recommended Routes in High Sierra - 123

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Favorite Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
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 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 - 820

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 120 
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 29 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 30 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA 34 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #7High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 19 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #8Clouds Rest Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 23 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #9Half Dome Trail
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 19 
12.9 mi 20.7 km #10Pohono Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 20 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #11Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA 15 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #12Bishop Pass Trail
Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Difficult
Big Pine, CA 15 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #13Kearsarge Pass Trail
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA 16 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #14Chilnualna Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA 21 
65.2 mi 104.9 km #15PCT: 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 #16Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA 19 
7.7 mi 12.5 km #17North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA 14 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #18Lewis Creek Trail
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA 15 
16.5 mi 26.5 km #19Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #20Parker Lake Trail
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA 11 

Photos of High Sierra - 2927

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Yosemite Valley
Aug 25, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
Mar 31, 2017 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
Convict Lake in the fall, aspen trees are firing in color.
Aug 14, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
The mighty Merced River.
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Yosemite Falls with Half Dome in the background.
Jun 2, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Looking back down the Mist Trail, you can see it ascends this phenomenal valley.
Mar 31, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA