DISTANCE
20.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
7,037 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

forest

lake

river

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

snow

historic site

no dogs

hiking
4 months ago

Takes about 10 miles to get away from the general population leaving from Happy Isles. But Cathedral Lakes is one of Americas best campsites. You could get there in a little over a half a day if you left from Tuolomne Meadows heading north to happy Isles.