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Quartz Mountain to Chain Lakes: Yosemite

Days:  2 Rating: (Moderate) Milage: 12 + Elevation Gain/loss:+900 to 1500″ Max Elevation :9,300′ + Min Elevation: 8,037′ Location: Sierra National Forrest   Trail Head: 37.528724, -119.440662 Type: In & Out: MAP: Link Google Earth/TOPO Map GPX File Download Chain Lakes is a series of three lakes located in the South Eastern region of Yosemite National Park near the border of the Sierra National Forest.  The hiking trail …

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Cottonwood Lakes to Mt Langley 14,026′

Days:  2-3 Days Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous) Milage: 21 + Elevation Gain/lost: +4550’/-2400″ Max Elevation : 14,026′ Min Elevation: 10,036′ Location: Horseshoe Meadow Trail Head: 36.448321, -118.170684 Type: In & Out Topo/Map Google Map: GPX File Download Mount Langley is located on the crest of the Sierra Nevada, on the boundary between Inyo and Tulare counties, in eastern California in the southwestern United States. To the east is Owens Valley, and to the west is the Kern River Valley. It is the ninth highest …

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Yosemite (Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne)

Days:  3-4 Days Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous) Milage: 27 + Elevation Gain/lost: +6688’/-5954″ Max Elevation : 6,681′ Min Elevation: 4,254′ Location: White Wolf (Tuolumne – Yosemite) Trail Head: 37.876913, -119.345723 Type: oneway Topo/Map Google Map: GPX File Download Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is Yosemite’s more wild, less crowded little sister. Because its amazing cliffs and beauty is less accessible, those willing to make the effort are …

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