Tuolumne Meadow to Cathedral Pass

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Tuolumne Meadow to Cathedral Pass is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lundy, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
8.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1610 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

walking

horseback riding

forest

lake

views

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

This is a real nice day hike. You can certainly turn this into an all out backpack trip too if you wanted, but this makes for a nice hike for just the day. Great views of Cathedral Peak and you can see all the way to the Columbia Finger from the pass area. Easy to walk a short distance to the upper lake, and a short half mile hike off the main trail to the lower Cathedral Lake. This is all along the John Muir trail. The first 3/4 of a mile are a pretty good uphill, then it levels off for pretty much the rest of the way. This is a real popular day hike out of Tuolumne.