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Destination
Yosemite National Park
Dates
03/10/2018 to 03/18/2018
Requested by:
Isabelle Phraner
Required Gear
Backpack
Tent
Bear canister with appropriate amount of food(canisters can be rented for $5 at wilderness permit office)
Rain gear
Sleeping bag
First-aid supplies
Water filtration system
Camera
Day bag for hike to Half Dome
Gloves for Half Dome cables
Half Dome permit
Wilderness Permit
Money to camp at the backpackers campsite ($6.00)


Moderate to difficult backpacking trip through Yosemite over 7-8 days. AMAZING views and well marked trails.

The trail is approximately 33 miles and can be done in 3-4 days, but 5-6 gives time to enjoy the scenery and have chill time, with a day for driving on each end.

rough backpacking plan: 

Day 1: Start off Cathedral Lake Trailhead to Lower Cathedral Lake (3.5 mi/5.6 km).

Day 2: Lower Cathedral Lake to Sunrise Lakes (6.3 mi/10.1 km). You'll start with a half mile trek back to the John Muir Trail. 

Day 3: Sunrise Lakes to Cloud’s Rest (5.8 mi/9.3 km).

Day 4: Clouds Rest to Little Yosemite Valley (5.8 mi/9.3 km). 

Day 5: Little Yosemite Valley To Half Dome and back (7 mi/11.3 km)

Day 6: Little Yosemite Valley to Happy Isles/Yosemite Valley (4.9 mi/7.9 km)

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