Vernal Fall via John Muir Trail

1 review #315 hike out of 455 in
211.9 mi
Distance
4 d 113 hrs
Time
terrain
9,501 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult one way trail in Sequoia National Park.

This trail goes by Bighorn Park, Outpost Camp, Mirror Lake, Trail Camp, Trail Camp Pond, Discovery Pinnacle, Trail Crest, Timberline Lake, John Muir Trail to Mt. Whitney, Wallace Creek Camp Area, Viewpoint. 10,600ft., Wright Creek Camp Area. 9,800ft., Bighorn Plateau, Viewpoint. 11,300ft., Camp Area, Tyndall Creek Camp Area. 10,900ft. Bear Box., Viewpoint. 11,500ft., Viewpoint. 11,850ft., Viewpoint Rock Bench. 12,160ft., Forrester Pass South Camp Area. 12,430ft., Forester Pass, Forrester Pass North Camp Area. 12,200ft., Waterfall, Camp Area. 11,300ft., Center Basin Creek Camp Area. 10,600ft., Camp Area. 10,500ft. Bear Box., Camp Area., Camp Area. 9,900ft., Upper Vidette Meadow Camp Area. 9,900ft. Bear Box., Vidette Meadow Camp Area. 9,500ft. Bear Box., Plateau. 10,800ft., Glen Pass South Camp Area., Glen Pass. 12,200ft., Glen Pass, Glen Pass North Camp Area, Middle Rae Lake Camp Area. 10,500ft. Bear Box., Lower Rae Lake Camp Area., Lower Rae Lake, Lower Rae Lake Camp Area, Arrowhead Lake Camp Area. 10,400ft. Bear box, Dollar Lake, Dollar Lake Camp Area. 10,300ft., Baxter Creek Camp Area. 9,500ft., Wooden Bridge. 9,500ft., Woods Creek Crossing, Woods Creek Camp Area. 8,500ft. Bear Box., One Person Only Suspension Bridge. 8,500ft., Camp Area. 9,500ft. Fire Pit., Camp Area. 9,800ft., Sawmill Pass Trail., Pinchot Pass, Lake Marjorie, Upper Basin, Mather Pass, Lower Palisade Lake, Little Pete Meadow, Big Pete Meadow, Le Conte Canyon, Helen Lake, Muir Pass, Evolution Basin, campsite, stock camp, Sallie Keyes Lake, Heart Lake, Squaw Lake, Devils Postpile, Devils postpiles, Soda Springs, Johnston Lake, Trinity Lakes, Rosalie Lake, Ruby Lake, Emerald Lake, 1000 I Lake camp, Island Pass, Donohue Pass, Backpacker's Wilderness Campsite, Twin Bridge, A Sites, Backpacker's Camp, Sunrise High Sierra Camp, Nevada Fall, Silver Apron, Emerald Pool, Vernal Fall, Vernal Fall Footbridge, and Sierra Point.



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