To review the Tripadvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html. Hiking to Little Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point. 4) Little Yosemite Valley Trail. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The road to Glacier Point is also seventeen miles from the south entrance. And a whole lotta UP. ), make reservations a few days in advance. Hiking to Glacier Point . I remember thinking about Yosemite, looking around and realizing that, yeah, we’d get to Half Dome the next day, but we were walking waaaaay past it too – a distance I hadn’t quite appreciated and probably wouldn’t for a few days. I had planned to have an easy day (partly to help acclimatise) and have a 4 mile walk down to Illilouette creek. Half Dome, bitches! Climbed an empty Half Dome in the morning. 4 reviews. It is located on the south wall of Yosemite Valley at an elevation of 7,214 feet, 3,200 feet above Curry Village. a city girl from the South, counselor of genetics, wife, feline mom, hiker, biker, "foodie", writer, traveler, and very occasional blogger. It didn’t seem like it would be a big deal. That’s awesome!”  …Agreed. That trek is about 5.5 miles long. When open, you can drive to Glacier Point by traveling on the Wawona Road (the continuation of Highway 41 within the park)either north from Wawona or south from Yosemite Valley. Hey there I will be in (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? It’s not an easy journey to get to the 8,836 foot summit, but we’ll be rewarded with unparalleled views. I'm going solo as well, so it'd be nice to find someone to go with also. 4 days 3 nights Glacier Point, Ililouette Creek, Little Yosemite valley, Back to Glacier Point. Where do we stay—Inside the park or outside the park? Glacier Point is a viewpoint above Yosemite Valley, in California, USA. How will closed campsites inform the public for reservation? Driving time from Wawona and Yosemite Valley is about an hour. The icy 4 Mile Trail led me from the Yosemite Valley floor, starting where the old Leidig Hotel stood back in 1870, up to Glacier Point, full of wonderful views of the snowy high country. At the time, I was feeling pretty stoked about getting another attempt at that beastly Half Dome the next day, so sitting right in front of it was cool. Distance: 8.5 miles (13.5 km) one way Elevation Range: from 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) on the valley floor to 7,200 feet (2,200 meters) at Glacier Point Total Elevation Change: 3,200 feet (975 meters) Awesome. She can’t be trusted….. Below are stats for the day, as I’ll try to do at the end of each day. And since I didn’t that morning, that meant two things: 1) I wasn’t nervous and 2) these next couple of days were going to be interesting…. Popular Yosemite National Park Categories, Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley May 25, 26, 27, 2015, Re: Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley May 25, 26, 27, 2015, Get answers to your questions about Yosemite National Park. AND two weeks earlier, a large chunk of rock fell off the north face of HD with reports warning that more rockfall is likely in this area. Find the travel options that best suit you. I don't understand. And while we had a decent amount of downhill to do since we started higher than the our campsite for the night, we also had some climbing and sweating to take care of. Glacier Point, an overlook with a commanding view of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Yosemite’s high country.This is also a good starting or finishing point for some of Yosemite’s most popular trails, including the Four Mile Trail and the Panorama Trail.The best time to visit is early spring or fall before the road closes for the season. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The easier way to get to Little Yosemite Campground. Turn east on Glacier Point Road and drive fifteen miles to … 1/3. AFAIK there is no restriction on walking to Little (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Starts up high at Glacier Point. These are the directions from Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (5.5 miles one-way) and ultimately to Happy Isles and Yosemite Village (an additional 3 miles). Hey! Yeah I'll already be back in (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? I'm doing Half Dome on the 29th after staying LYV on the 28th night! Yup. Chris and Jon were standing there watching us, like the way parents watch their kids the first day they get on the school bus. Starting from Glacier point, we’ll attempt to summit Yosemite’s most iconic and awe inspiring landmark: Half Dome! Change ). NPS want to control the number of people who camp in LYV or else it could be a zoo. Glacier Point->Little Yosemite Valley Though slightly longer, this is an easier and very scenic hike along the Panorama Trail to Little Yosemite Valley. When we got to Nevada Falls, we stopped for a nice break and even helped some underprepared day hikers by loaning them our Steripen to sterilize water, as they’d sorely underestimated how much they’d need for the walk up to that point. ( Log Out /  born 'n raised on Southern fare: cornbread, pound cake, chicken pastry, pulled pork with vinegar-based BBQ sauce. This is a shot from Glacier Point. The commanding vista from Glacier Point, a 7,214-foot/2,199-meter granite precipice that dramatically reaches out over Yosemite Valley, takes in the park’s most famous landmarks—Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Liberty Cap, Vernal and Nevada Falls, and the surrounding High Sierra. J:  Unlike Heather, I had no problem flushing out my system a few times that morning. What is the best month to visit Yosemite? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Well, badass until I laid down in a pile of dirt (not pictured). Three of them were chillin’ in the woods off the road as we drove up to the trailhead, and one was right there at Glacier Point, a little ways from the parking lot, just minding his/her own business. We were finally hiking. Nice huh? Panorama Trail Description. How do I get to Yosemite using public transportation? I should mention that, by this point, we’d already seen 4 bears. And get to the bus stop at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls about 30 minutes before departure so they don't sell your seat! Can I take a tour into the Park or a tour while I'm in the Park? I think the first day was harder than either one of us expected. El lugar es uno de los puntos más populares en Yosemite, ya que ofrece una vista panorámica al valle del Parque Nacional de Yosemite, con vista a la Cascada … Start-Finish: Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley Daily Miles: 8 Total mileage tally: 8 Total JMT miles: 4.5 Camp Elevation: 6,130 ft Hiking Elevation: 1089 ft gain, 2172 ft loss. Total JMT miles: 4.5 Which airport is best for a Yosemite vacation? more, Yosemite National Park Destination Experts. There will be my regular posts, and Jennifer will add her commentary too on some/hopefully all. Hotter than balls. Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley Campground via Ill Falls Hiking trail in Curry Village, California (United States). It felt pretty badass to be helping someone on the first day ;). I mean, just look at that thing! Plus, if he really was cleaning that toilet area, I liked him even if he was a creeper. Everyone probably doesn’t say that. That was just walking…. To get to Glacier Point: The road to Glacier Point (called Glacier Point Road) is located ten miles south of Yosemite Valley off Highway 41. What is a good route to travel to Yosemite from Las Vegas? All I had to do was picture the steep climb up the cables on Half Dome and my nerves put me right back in the bathroom. Months of planning how to get permits, months of planning the trip itself, and then now – Day 1. I'm from Sydney, Australia, and I'm just doing a little hike: Entry Trailhead: Happy Isles->Little (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Find all the transport options for your trip from Yosemite Valley to Glacier Point right here. I for one hadn’t thought at all about the temperature we’d be walking in, having started hiking in the afternoon. You can also hike from Yosemite Valley up to Glacier Point, but It's an extreme challenge trek that few choose to tackle. Double the fun!!! It was hot as balls. 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