DISTANCE
15.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4685 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

backpacking
6 months ago

Do you like switchbacks? You'd better.
Other than that, plenty of opportunities for water, so don't feel that you need to pack in loads of it. The views of the valley and of notable features like Half-Dome are great. Near the end the trail becomes harder to follow.