Saturday, July 14, 2012

Glacier Point- Yosemite

Date:
June 20, 2012

Location in Park:
Located at the end of Glacier Point Road.

Driving Directions:
From the south entrance of Yosemite, turn left and drive 17 miles to Glacier Point Road. From Yosemite Valley find Highway 41 valley exit and take it 9 miles to Glacier Point Road. Once you're on Glacier Point Road follow it all the way to its end at the Glacier Point parking lot.

Parking/ Entrance Fee:
There is no parking fee. However there is an Entrance Fee to get into Yosemite national Park.

Hours:
Sunrise to sunset- gift shop and cafeteria 9am- 7pm during summer

Difficulty:
Easy

Why?
There is relatively no elevation gain and the trial is paved.

Elevation:
Trailhead- 7,200ft.
Total Gain- None that you'd notice

Season:
Glacier Point Road is closed in the winter months so make sure to check current road closures.

Trails:
Glacier Point- 1 mile rt
Four Mile Trail- 4.7 Miles

Trail Condition:
Excellent, very easy to follow, paved the whole way and well signed.

Links:
Photos
Videos
Facebook Page
Knot the Ordinary- Store
Weather.com
Yosemite National Park

Jessie's Thoughts:
Extremely easy and paved I wouldn't even classify this as a hike. I do however recommend this destination as it has stunning views of the park and some of its most popular landmarks.

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