Sierra High Route
Sierra High Route
Sierra High Route
Sierra High Route
Mather Pass
Lower Palisade Lake, leave JMT here
Marion Lake Outlet
Red Pass
Steep gullies down
White Pass
Windy Ridge
Gray Pass
Jct: Trail to Horseshoe Lks
Horseshoe Lakes
Jct: Take State Lakes Tr East
Goat Crest Saddle
Glacier Lakes
Grouse Lake
Grouse Lake Pass
TH: Roads End
Cirque Pass
Potluck Pass

Muir Pass
Evolution Lake
Jct: indistinct path up slope
Feather Pass

Teddy Bear Lake
Follow N side, S side unsafe
Gabbot Pass
Try to cross Mono Crk on blow-downs, NB follow Mono Pass Tr NE
Jct: Laurel Lake Tr
Bighorn Pass
Shout of Relief Pass
Izaak Walton Lake
Jct: McGee Pass Tr, Horse Heaven
Jct: JMT/PCT, NB join for 6mi
Lake Virginia inlet
Purple Lake Outlet
Jct: Leave JMT/PCT
NB: Leave tr at pass, tr jct at Sierra Crest with Deer Lakes Tr

Deer Lakes

Jct: JMT/PCT, take JMT
Jct: NB take Becks Lake Tr, leave JMT
Jct: Trail
Leave Becks Lake Tr, begin xc
Nancy Pass

Cecile Lake
Whitebark Pass
Saddle overlooking Thousand Island Lk
Thousand Island Lake
Glacier Lake Pass

N Twin Lk outlet, major ford

Blue Lake Pass

Jct: Trail at Lewis Crk
Jct: Trail
Vogelsang Pass
Volegsand High Sierra Camp (Res. Reqd)
Tuolumne Pass

Jct: Trail
Tuolumne Meadows Lodge, End Ch 5
Dana Fork, major ford, Tioga Rd
Great Sierra Mine
Mine Shaft Pass, distinct red/white melange of rock

Sky Pilot Col
Soldier Lake
Stanton Pass
Horse Creek Pass

TH: Mono Village & Twin Lakes
NB: Begin XC at the saddle

Old JMT hard to find

Frozen Lake Pass

NB: Join JMT/PCT for 6mi
Palisade Lakes

inconspicuous saddle

Barrett Lakes

Knapsack Pass
Dusy Basin-End of Ch 2
Stay above and E of lks
Jct: Join Bishop Pass Tr
JMT/PCT Big Pete Meadow

Heather Lake outlet

Evolution Basin
Sapphire Lake

NB: Leave JMT at switchback
Stay btw 10,700 & 11,000, path of least resistance, no perfect line

Snow Tongue Pass

Cross Piute Pass Tr, do not follow

Mesa Lake
Roper says to arc E for vew, Buzz & I took direct rte

Puppet Pass

Jct: Join Pine Creek Pass Trail
Trail disappears
Merriam Lake

Bearpaw Lake

Keep N, avoid Class 4 on S side
Brown Bear Lake

Jct: Italy Pass Tr
White Bear Pass
Lake Italy-End of Ch 3

NB: Join Mills Crk Tr (not maintained)

Laurel Lake outlet

Leave Deer Lks Tr, begin xc

Jct: Trail at Mammoth Pass
Nb: Join tr

NB: Go N at jct to reach Red's Meadow

Reds Meadow
Devil's Postpile, end of Ch 4

inconspicuous saddle
Jct: Mineret Lk Tr
Minaret Lake

Jct: Trail at Cecile outlet

Jct: NB leave trail

Bleak tarn

Tricky, reach mdw btwn pts, then contour NW b4 descending

Deep Canyon bottom

Blue Lk N shore

NB: Join Isberg Pass Tr

Vogelsang Lake

Gaylor Lakes tr
Trail fades

Jct: Join tr

Spuller Lake
Saddle btwn Spuller & Maul Lks

NB: Class 2 ramp critical; go further west
E ridge of Mt Conness, spur to lake

Cascade Lk outlet

Sheperd Lake W Shore

NB: Go downhill towards Grey Butte
Cross Virginia Canyon Tr, do not follow
NB: Pickup good trail around here
McCabe/Secret Lake Pass
Mtn: Lembert Dome (Peak bagging)
Mtn: Gaylor Peak (Peak bagging)
Mtn: Mt Conness (12,590 ft)
Mtn: Windy Point
Mtn: North Palisade
Mtn: Feather Peak
Mtn: Seven Gables
Mtn: Mt Hilgard (Just a few hours from Lake Italy outlet)
Mtn: Peak 11,348 (View of Mammoth Lakes region and Ritter Range)
Shuttle to Mammoth Lakes (Starts late June on average snow year)
Mtn: Volcanic Ridge (Begin from north end of Minaret Lake, excellent bird's eyes views, easy scramble)
Mtn: Mt Ritter (Class 3, maybe an ice ax, head SW from the bleak tarn up to the glacier and up)
Mtn: Peak 9,988 (Rounded bump. Excellent views of Ritter Range and canyon of North Fork.)
Mtn: Vogelsang Peak (Excellent views of Tuolumne Meadows peaks. Class 2 from the pass.)
Alt: Vennacher Col
Alt: Cartridge Pass
Alt: Keyhole Col
Alt: Alpine Col (Lower than Keyhole)
Mtn: Matterhorn Pk
Mtn: Peak 10,800+ (10 min walk, view to Half Dome)
Mtn: Stanton Pk (Class 2 talus, 500 ft gain, unique views of glacially carved valleys of N Yosemite )
Mtn: Shepard Crest, Cl 2, +400 ft
Copper Creek
LeConte Canyon
Glacier Valley
Base map switches Imperial/Metric
Off-trail bypass
Solid use tr through valley
Slabs + chutes
Follow NW shore
Follow E shore
Short side tr to water
Possible small flow
Hot, dry trail-Plan AM ascent
Cathedral Pass
Donohue Pass
Forester Pass
Guitar Lake
Island Pass
Kearsarge Pass
Mather Pass
Mount Muir, 13983 Ft
Mount Whitney, 14452 Ft
Muir Pass
Muir Trail Ranch
Pinchot Pass
Reds Meadow
Sapphire Lake
Selden Pass
Silver Pass
Silver Pass Creek
Taboose Pass
VVR Turn
Ansel Adams Wilderness
Devil's Postpile
Vermilion Valley Resort ferry landing
Climbing the Golden Staircase
Golden Gate of the Sierras (suspension bridge)
Onion Valley CG (Optional resupply here)