Yosemite National Park is positioned within the central Sierra Nevada of California. The Yosemite Valley is glacial and is about 8 miles (13km) lengthy and up to eight,000 ft (2,400 m) deep and varieties a great climbing venue. Yosemite mountain climbing is an adventurous pastime especially the climb up Half Dome Mountain.
From the trailhead (a parking area on Rte 67 ~1 mile North of Lodge), it is a brief 1.7 miles of switchbacks, descending nearly 1500 ft to the Supai Tunnel. Carved straight through the purple rock, this tunnel is the only assured shade on the trail. Seasonal water is out there as are restrooms, however do not forget that this trail is shared by mules so count on plenty of firm (man and animal) at all water sources. A further 3.three miles, and a less strenuous 1600 ft descent alongside a particularly scenic, and typically cliff hugging trail, will bring you to Roaring Springs. Actually you can be on the trailhead for a really brief 0.25 mile walk to the Roaring Springs, but the further distance is well value it, not only for the springs itself, but additionally for the contemporary water and restrooms. Roaring Springs should be … Read the rest