Lyell Canyon-PCT/JMT Trailhead

Lee Vining, California 93541

Lyell Canyon-PCT/JMT Trailhead

Lyell Canyon-PCT/JMT Trailhead Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This looping trip samples everything the Cathedral Range has to offer, from sweeping vistas from 10,000-foot passes to the deeply glaciated Merced River Canyon to forested side streams with secluded campsites. There’s plenty of good fishing, too."

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Trail Information

Lee Vining
Nearby City
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
5 days
Early July - Early October
8,576 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,000 feet
Top Elevation
Yosemite National Park
Local Contacts
USGS Tenaya Lake, Merced Peak, Vogelsang Peak
Local Maps

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