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Tuolumne Meadows to Happy Isles via JMT (Yosemite)

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Tuolumne Meadows to Happy Isles via JMT (Yosemite)

July 12 @ 10:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm

—- Fire canceled this trip last year. Attendee from last year have priority—

Description:

Days: 3-4
Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous)
Milage: 30+
Elevation Gain/loss: +12,365’/-13,789″
Max Elev : 11,074′
Min Elev: 4,200′
Location:
(entry) Tuolumne Meadows
(exit) Yosemite Valley (Happy Isles)
Type: Point to Point

RSVP: You will be put on a waiting list, we will contact you via meetup message. If you do not respond to our message, we will go to the next person on the waiting list. (We reserve the right to deny or remove any members if they are deemed inappropriate for this trip.)

Rules:
NO PLUS (1)
Limited to 4 people
**PLEASE READ**
$50 deposit + ($10 Fee) DO NOT PAY VIA MEETUP PAYMENT SYSTEM. I will send you a link.
**Cancellation Policies**
If you cancel with in 30 of the trip date, your deposit will be returned less a $10 fee. ***Deposit will be refunded after trip***

NOT FOR BEGINNERS (We reserve the right to deny or remove any members if they are deemed inappropriate for this trip.)

Hiking as a group:
More or less we will be hiking as a group. Your pace must be greater than 2.0 miles per hour. Please do not do your own agenda and leave early or come a day late to catch up.

Permits/Fees:

Carpooling is Recommended.
A single Yosemite permit is $30 per car per week. Unless you have your America the Beautiful Annual National Forest Pass.

ITINERARY: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Day 1: Tuolumne Town to Sunrise Lakes

Milage: 11.1
Ascent: +2393
Descent: -1589
Max Elev: 9,919′
Min Elev: 8603′

Day 2: Sunrise Lakes to Cloud’s Rest to Sunrise Creek

Milage: 9.3 (4.2 to Cloud’s Rest & then 5.1 to Sunrise Creek)
Ascent: +1124
Descent: -4410
Max Elev: 9,740′
Min Elev: 6128′

Day 3: Sunrise Creek (+optional half dome) to Happy Isles

Mileage: 3.8
Ascent: +265
Descent: -2194
Max Elev: 6,139′
Min Elev: 4200′
Optional ( Half Dome)
Mileage: Add 3.7
Ascent: +2025
Descent: -2025

Attendance:
This is a NO FLAKE EVENT. You must let me know 30 days before the event if you must cancel. For safety reasons, we must know who is going. Please be courteous and update your reservation if your plans have changed.

HOW DO I JOIN?:
$50 deposit + ($10 Fee) DO NOT PAY VIA MEETUP PAYMENT SYSTEM. I will send you a link.

*A waitlisted person will be moved to the RSVP list based on:
a. ACTIVE attendance history
b. good standing with the meetup group
c. hiking/conditioning (must be greater than 2 miles/hr)

*PLEASE TURN ON YOUR MESSAGING OPTION. If I am unable to contact you via messaging, then I can not add to the RSVP list.

NOT FOR BEGINNERS (We reserve the right to deny or remove any members if they are deemed inappropriate for this trip. ) You must have previous backpack with this group before. NO EXCEPTIONS. (Join one of our other trips to qualify.)

DISCLAIMER: Hike at your own risk. Be responsible for yourself and your safety. Make good decisions. With any trip, things can change, reservations can get lost, the unexpected can happen. A go-with-the-flow attitude is always a good thing, and most importantly, let’s all have fun! This is an intermediate hike. Make sure you are in good enough physical shape for the distance, elevation changes, and terrain. The hike leaders in this group aren’t professional hike leaders. By signing up for these events, you agree not to hold the Meetup organizers responsible for whatever happens to you on these events. The hiking group does not certify the expertise of the organizers, the event or assistant organizers (hike leaders) and…We are NOT responsible for any possible losses or injuries.

Details

Start:
July 12 @ 10:00 am
End:
July 15 @ 12:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SanDiegoBackpackers/events/258032067/

Organizer

San Diego Backpackers
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/SanDiegoBackpackers/

Venue

Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley, CA 95389 US + Google Map

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