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JMT Backpacking (Devils Postpile to Yosemite Valley)

Days:  5-6
Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous)
Milage: 60+
Elevation Gain/loss: 
+12,365’/-13,789″
Max Elev : 
11,074′
Min Elev: 
4,200′
Location: Devil Postpile
Trail Head: 
37.630365, -119.084872
Type: Point to Point
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Itinerary July 9 – 16

Day 1
Devils Postpile to Garnet Lake
Milage: 11.2
Ascent: +3908
Descent: -1704
Max Elev: 10,094′
Min Elev: 7561′
Elevation Graph
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Day 2
Garnet Lake to Rush Creek Trail
Milage: 5
Ascent: +1061
Descent: -1201
Max Elev: 10,235′
Min Elev: 9647′
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Day 3
Rush Creek Trail to Tuolumne Meadows
Milage: 15.5
Ascent: +1685
Descent: -2691
Max Elev: 11,074′
Min Elev: 8633′
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Day 4
Tuolumne Meadows to Sunrise Lakes
Milage: 11.1
Ascent: +2393
Descent: -1589
Max Elev: 9,919′
Min Elev: 8603′
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Day 5
Sunrise Lakes to Sunrise Creek
Milage: 9.3
Ascent: +1124
Descent: -4410
Max Elev: 9,740′
Min Elev: 6128′
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Day 6
Sunrise Creek to Happy Isles
Milage: 3.8
Ascent: +265
Descent: -2194
Max Elev: 6,139′
Min Elev: 4200′
Optional ( Half Dome)
Milage: 3.7
Ascent: +2025
Descent: -2025
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Yosemite Valley Transportation
Departs:
5pm Yosemite Valley to Mammoth 8:44PM. Shuttle Fee $18.
Yarts: 
Map & Schedule


Mammoth Lakes Campground: New Shady Rest Campground
Location: Sawmill Cutoff, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
GPS Location:
37.649989, -118.959160


Mammoth Transit Map
The first shuttle departs The Village (Canyon Blvd. side, under the gondola)at 7:15am and from the adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain at 7:30am.
Stop 6

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Red Meadows Shuttle
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The first shuttle departs The Village (Canyon Blvd. side, under the gondola)at 7:15am and from the adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain at 7:30am.  Shuttles operate on the following frequencies:
10:oo am until 4:00pm; every 20 minutes or less
7:30am until 10:00am, and 4:00pm until 7:00pm; every 45 minutes or less

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