Backpacking El Capitan Historical Trail In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking The El Capitan Trail in Yosemite

The El Capitan (Historical) Trail is a 17 mile backpacking and hiking trail that goes up past Upper Yosemite Falls and over to the top of El Capitan on the North Rim of Yosemite National Park. The trail is usually hiked point to point, and has great views from the top of the famous granite face and Eagle Point. Overall, the trail is a leg pumping 5,515ft of elevation gain and is rated...

Complete Guide To Yosemite National Park

As a regular member of the Top 5 Most Visited National Parks in America, Yosemite National Park is the busiest National Park within California and one of the most iconic Parks out there. Yearly, this park brings in over 4.5 million visitors to explore it's incredible landscape. It became Americas third National Park in 1890 after John Muir helped advocate for its protection. Known for its...

Backpacking The Thousand Island Lake Loop to Ediza and Iceberg Lakes.

Backpacking the River Trail to Thousand Island Lake, Iceberg Lake and Ediza Lake will wind you up towards one of the most breathtaking mountain ranges in the Sierras, the Ritter Range. This loop is about 25 miles long and has an overall elevation gain of 4,665ft. The loop will go south on the John Muir Trail (JMT) from Thousand Island past Garnet and Ruby Lakes, before splitting off up to Ediza...
Backpacking Duck Pass to Pika and Purple Lakes | SomewhereSierra

Backpacking Duck Pass to Pika and Purple Lakes

Backpacking Duck Pass To Pika and Purple Lakes via the Duck Lake Trail is about 17 miles. This trail gains roughly 3,556 ft of elevation and is a moderate trail with decent foot traffic. This is a point to point trail that crosses up and over Duck Pass. This trail meets up with the John Muir Trail (JMT) and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) for a few miles towards Purple Lake. If you're interested in...
Second Lake | Big Pine Lakes Trail | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking The Big Pine Lakes Trail

Backpacking the full loop of the Big Pine Lakes is a 16.2 mile trail that gains 4,051 in elevation. Many people choose to hike the 10 mile out-and-back trail to Second Lake, a picturesque setting with a proud Temple Crag grandly sitting in the background. The trail is rated as difficult on Alltrails. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where Is The Big Pine Lakes Trail? The Big...