ElevationAscent: 350' 107 m
Descent: -314' -96 m
High: 7,050' 2,149 m
Low: 6,837' 2,084 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
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“A wonderful, short run through the Giant Forest.”— Brad H
The trail starts from the General Sherman Tree area and makes a winding loop around the grove. It doesn't make too much of difference which way you take it. There are lots of trails intersecting the Congress Trail, but everything is very well signed, so this doesn't present too much of a challenge.
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