Mount Conness

Lee Vining, California 93541

Mount Conness

Mount Conness Professional Review and Guide

"A challenging, classic Sierra ascent, with varied terrain and great views of the High Sierra, the Conness Glacier, and Saddlebag Lake. This hike starts high and is largely above tree line. The meadows and creek crossing in the beginning give way to open vistas of granitic terrain. Mount Conness is a popular peak with rock climbers because of its famous Harding Route, one of the great Sierra wall climbs. The route described here is non-technical, however, but spectacular and challenging—it feels longer than it looks on the map."

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Trail Information

Lee Vining
Nearby City
10.4
Distance
2,590 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
Class 3
Class
Best June through September
Season
10,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
12,590 feet
Top Elevation
Yosemite National Park
Local Contacts
Northern California Atlas and Gazetteer; USGS Tioga Pass
Local Maps

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Oct 2018