Forum > . From the summit, you have a sheer drop-off … Started at noon, got back to vehicle at about 9pm. Vertical 6,000 feet. On my descent I chose to take the Mist Trail, which has a lot of steep stone stairs that pounded the heck out of my knees. Prepare for a long day when attempting this hike, took 3 liters of water and ran out at the top, so besure to bring extra water and food. Great views of the valley. Archived. This was a nice three and a half hour nap for me. This is a long hike with over 6,000 feet of vertical elevation gain, in addition to the 18+ miles of round trip hiking. The crowds start off thick, though you’ll find that as you hike farther, and climb higher, less and less people will be seen on the trail. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. JMT: Day 1, Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest July 4, 2008 1p Mugs woke me at 0415 for my last shower. The second thing you should know is that there’s a better hike from Happy Isles that takes you to a higher mountain with less people, and that is the hike to Cloud’s Rest. West of Cloud’s Rest, the trail was wide open, lightly traveled, and had views of Half Dome at every turn. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. And I do mean every turn. May Lake –> Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; After faxing in my reservation request (if you’re not familiar with the permit requirements, visit here, we were lucky to get permits starting at May Lake, but without Half-Dome permits. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 definitely not marathon shape) 2. From Clouds Rest's airy and cozy summit, the most undeniable natural feature is the Northwest Face, a stunning 5000-foot drop into Tenaya Canyon. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert, gezeltet und gebackpackt werden. 26 miles from the parking spot we found to clouds rest and back. Unfortunately our permit was for “Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley” and the ranger made it clear that we were not to camp beyond that on the first night. Snow is almost all avoidable now. Tenaya Canyon. In fact, up to the cutoff to the Half Dome Trail, it is the same hike. Is this better to do during the summer, when days are up to 14.5 hrs long, compared to 11.5 hrs right now? Behold: an endless mid-angle slab climb of truly epic proportions! I took the Happy Isles trail and stayed right as soon as I saw a sign for Clouds Rest. As of 2020, you don't need a permit to hike to Clouds Rest from that side. Take this back down towards the valley. 6. If you took the Mist Trail up it would be scenic. Clouds Rest via Happy Isles. After about an hour on the summit of Clouds Rest taking photos, snacking, and defending our gear from marmots, we got a move on back down to pick up our packs and then head east above the Merced towards Echo Creek. Day numero uno. After nearly a year of planning, it's finally here! Archived. Very Strenuous hike to clouds rest, gps clocked it at 23.6 mile, I noticed switch backs dont calculate into the milage equation. Dana. Out and back is a nice day hike. Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. If my math/estimations are correct, this means that the roundtrip Glacier Point to Cloud's Rest is 1.3 miles longer with 800' more elevation gain than the round-trip Curry Village to … Yosemite National Park charges a fee to enter. The Google street map was very unhelpful for navigating. 6. Mirror Lake to Snow Creek. Click Here For Yours! 4. 15. there were patches of snow along the trail Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. the way back hurts the legs, note to self was to grab pain-killers to survive the way back. Take the next two rights to get back onto the JMT and follow that back down to the valley. From the Valley, the hike to the top of Cloud’s Rest is at least 18 miles, longer if you do the “loop” over the top and back down as described here: https:/…happy-isles-to-clouds-rest. juliachaos. Overall one of my favorite hikes, you can’t beat the views. Hoffman, and Mt. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. Clouds Rest is a mountain in Yosemite National Park east northeast of Yosemite Village, California. There is a fair amount of parking available. Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. JMT Day 1- Happy Isles to Clouds Rest trail junction July 16, 2014 "Holy shit we're actually doing this!!" Took the Mist Trail up and JMT down, mileage was around 26 per my friends GPS. The air was cold as we started the hike around 7 in the morning. If you want more of a challenge getting to the summit of Clouds Rest, you can start your hike at Happy Isles just like Half Dome. Clouds Rest may not be the highest point in Yosemite. There is a fair amount of parking available. Turn left and continue onto the JMT. 4. Vernal und Nevada Falls über den Mist Trail, The Pinnacles and Cathedral Lake via John Muir Trail, Vernal, Nevada, and Illilouette Fall Route, Mirror Lake, Snow Creek, and Upper Yosemite Falls Loop, Mist Trail, Cloud Rest, May Lake and Snow Creek Loop, Happy Isles, Vernall Falls, Half Dome, Tenaya Lake, and Mirror Lakes Loop, Merced Lake to Half Dome Loop via John Muir, Pack and Cloud Rest Trails, Vernal Fall Foot Bridge via Mist and John Muir Trail, Vernal Falls and Clark Point via Mist and John Muir Loop, Snow Creek, May Lake and Clouds Rest Loop, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Linked [ ] linked : Clouds Rest. Here's a quick summary of the possibilities: 1) Start from the Happy Isles trailhead (the main Half Dome trailhead). Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. Starting at Happy Isles (4,105') in Yosemite Valley hike up 6.7 miles on the JMT before branching left (north) on to the trail up Clouds Rest's South Slope and Southwest Ridge, reaching the summit in another 2.7 miles. Permits dictate where to sleep on the first night; for instance, Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley means you must camp in Little Yosemite Valley at established campsites. 6. Panoramic splendor! 12. Along this loop you pass by the beautiful Tenaya Lake, hike over Clouds Rest, take in several great views of Half Dome, and hike through Little Yosemite Valley and the Lost… 4. Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Backpack: Jun 11 2014: Tough_Boots: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 5,600 AEG: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 3 Days : 5,600 ft AEG no routes: 1st trip . 2. So I took the shuttle to Happy Isles, where the JMT trail head is, filled up my Platypus, applied sunscreen and started the long adventure. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is best used from June until October. CATEGORISED CLIMBS. Panoramic splendor! Today is the day we start the JMT! Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. We weren’t alone. r/Yosemite. The stretch of trail we’d head down was ravaged in a fire about ten years ago, so it was exposed, sandy, and hot. 3. A stunner! Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. 12. Partners [ ] partners: chumley. Hotel photos, maps, reviews, & discount rates. Walk to Curry Village and take the hiker's shuttle to the Sunrise Trailhead at Tenaya Lake on Hwy 120/Tioga Rd. Yes. From LYV the next day go to Clouds Rest Third Day go down the MIST trail to Happy Isles. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $20 per person. Photographs 13 views along the trail to Clouds Rest. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Minus 1 star for the knee damage. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. (The easy way, really, thought, is to overnight in the backcountry, which also makes it easier to get a Half Dome permit. 9.6 miles to Clouds Rest via Mist Trail: From Happy Isles trail head (4,035 ft) → 0.8 miles to Vernal Falls Bridge → 0.7 miles to top of Vernal Falls (5,044 ft) → 1.3 miles to restrooms near Nevada Falls (5,908 ft) → 2.5 miles to fork (2.0 miles to Half Dome on left; 4.3 miles to … There were about a dozen other hikers and probably just as many marmots enjoying the view. Posted by 10 months ago. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. Continue on the JMT until the Half Dome/JMT junction. If you took the Mist Trail up, try taking the JMT back to the valley, or vice versa. Yes. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Sunrise/Merced Lake (pass-through) 6. Tuxedo Adventure added a new photo — at Yosemite National Park. Our first 2.3 miles on day two we repeated a portion of the trail we hiked up yesterday en route to Half Dome. Out and back is a nice day hike. That being said, the elevation gain is intense (especially on the Mist Trail) so pace yourself and take as many breaks as you need. 15. Mist Trail - Yosemite NP. I also used to think I could hike just fine without a pair of hiking poles, which I considered the requisite sign of bad knees and getting old. My knees also took a serious beating on the way down. The trail starts on the southwest side of Tenaya Lake at the Sunrise Trailhead. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. It is long and strenuous, felt like it doesn't end. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. All in all, the views are beyond incredible and I really enjoyed going straight up hill for 5 hours. Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest Loop is a 32.2 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The most scenic approach that also isn't too far is coming south on the JMT/Cathedral Lakes trail out of Tuolumne Meadows. That being said, it was one of the more beautiful hikes with two waterfalls, views of halfdome up close, and breathtaking views of the valley from the top of clouds rest. Geography. We left San Fran at 0530 for Yosemite where we will start our hike. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Clouds rest trail/John Muir trail Junction to Happy Isles via John Muir trail Great trail if you intend to challenge yourself. 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Prepare for a long day when attempting this hike, took 3 liters of water and ran out at the top, so besure to bring extra water and food. Great views of the valley. Archived. This was a nice three and a half hour nap for me. This is a long hike with over 6,000 feet of vertical elevation gain, in addition to the 18+ miles of round trip hiking. The crowds start off thick, though you’ll find that as you hike farther, and climb higher, less and less people will be seen on the trail. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. JMT: Day 1, Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest July 4, 2008 1p Mugs woke me at 0415 for my last shower. The second thing you should know is that there’s a better hike from Happy Isles that takes you to a higher mountain with less people, and that is the hike to Cloud’s Rest. West of Cloud’s Rest, the trail was wide open, lightly traveled, and had views of Half Dome at every turn. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. And I do mean every turn. May Lake –> Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; After faxing in my reservation request (if you’re not familiar with the permit requirements, visit here, we were lucky to get permits starting at May Lake, but without Half-Dome permits. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 definitely not marathon shape) 2. From Clouds Rest's airy and cozy summit, the most undeniable natural feature is the Northwest Face, a stunning 5000-foot drop into Tenaya Canyon. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert, gezeltet und gebackpackt werden. 26 miles from the parking spot we found to clouds rest and back. Unfortunately our permit was for “Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley” and the ranger made it clear that we were not to camp beyond that on the first night. Snow is almost all avoidable now. Tenaya Canyon. In fact, up to the cutoff to the Half Dome Trail, it is the same hike. Is this better to do during the summer, when days are up to 14.5 hrs long, compared to 11.5 hrs right now? Behold: an endless mid-angle slab climb of truly epic proportions! I took the Happy Isles trail and stayed right as soon as I saw a sign for Clouds Rest. As of 2020, you don't need a permit to hike to Clouds Rest from that side. Take this back down towards the valley. 6. If you took the Mist Trail up it would be scenic. Clouds Rest via Happy Isles. After about an hour on the summit of Clouds Rest taking photos, snacking, and defending our gear from marmots, we got a move on back down to pick up our packs and then head east above the Merced towards Echo Creek. Day numero uno. After nearly a year of planning, it's finally here! Archived. Very Strenuous hike to clouds rest, gps clocked it at 23.6 mile, I noticed switch backs dont calculate into the milage equation. Dana. Out and back is a nice day hike. Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. If my math/estimations are correct, this means that the roundtrip Glacier Point to Cloud's Rest is 1.3 miles longer with 800' more elevation gain than the round-trip Curry Village to … Yosemite National Park charges a fee to enter. The Google street map was very unhelpful for navigating. 6. Mirror Lake to Snow Creek. Click Here For Yours! 4. 15. there were patches of snow along the trail Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. the way back hurts the legs, note to self was to grab pain-killers to survive the way back. Take the next two rights to get back onto the JMT and follow that back down to the valley. From the Valley, the hike to the top of Cloud’s Rest is at least 18 miles, longer if you do the “loop” over the top and back down as described here: https:/…happy-isles-to-clouds-rest. juliachaos. Overall one of my favorite hikes, you can’t beat the views. Hoffman, and Mt. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. Clouds Rest is a mountain in Yosemite National Park east northeast of Yosemite Village, California. There is a fair amount of parking available. Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. JMT Day 1- Happy Isles to Clouds Rest trail junction July 16, 2014 "Holy shit we're actually doing this!!" Took the Mist Trail up and JMT down, mileage was around 26 per my friends GPS. The air was cold as we started the hike around 7 in the morning. If you want more of a challenge getting to the summit of Clouds Rest, you can start your hike at Happy Isles just like Half Dome. Clouds Rest may not be the highest point in Yosemite. There is a fair amount of parking available. Turn left and continue onto the JMT. 4. Vernal und Nevada Falls über den Mist Trail, The Pinnacles and Cathedral Lake via John Muir Trail, Vernal, Nevada, and Illilouette Fall Route, Mirror Lake, Snow Creek, and Upper Yosemite Falls Loop, Mist Trail, Cloud Rest, May Lake and Snow Creek Loop, Happy Isles, Vernall Falls, Half Dome, Tenaya Lake, and Mirror Lakes Loop, Merced Lake to Half Dome Loop via John Muir, Pack and Cloud Rest Trails, Vernal Fall Foot Bridge via Mist and John Muir Trail, Vernal Falls and Clark Point via Mist and John Muir Loop, Snow Creek, May Lake and Clouds Rest Loop, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Linked [ ] linked : Clouds Rest. Here's a quick summary of the possibilities: 1) Start from the Happy Isles trailhead (the main Half Dome trailhead). Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. Starting at Happy Isles (4,105') in Yosemite Valley hike up 6.7 miles on the JMT before branching left (north) on to the trail up Clouds Rest's South Slope and Southwest Ridge, reaching the summit in another 2.7 miles. Permits dictate where to sleep on the first night; for instance, Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley means you must camp in Little Yosemite Valley at established campsites. 6. Panoramic splendor! 12. Along this loop you pass by the beautiful Tenaya Lake, hike over Clouds Rest, take in several great views of Half Dome, and hike through Little Yosemite Valley and the Lost… 4. Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Backpack: Jun 11 2014: Tough_Boots: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 5,600 AEG: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 3 Days : 5,600 ft AEG no routes: 1st trip . 2. So I took the shuttle to Happy Isles, where the JMT trail head is, filled up my Platypus, applied sunscreen and started the long adventure. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is best used from June until October. CATEGORISED CLIMBS. Panoramic splendor! Today is the day we start the JMT! Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. We weren’t alone. r/Yosemite. The stretch of trail we’d head down was ravaged in a fire about ten years ago, so it was exposed, sandy, and hot. 3. A stunner! Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. 12. Partners [ ] partners: chumley. Hotel photos, maps, reviews, & discount rates. Walk to Curry Village and take the hiker's shuttle to the Sunrise Trailhead at Tenaya Lake on Hwy 120/Tioga Rd. Yes. From LYV the next day go to Clouds Rest Third Day go down the MIST trail to Happy Isles. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $20 per person. Photographs 13 views along the trail to Clouds Rest. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Minus 1 star for the knee damage. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. (The easy way, really, thought, is to overnight in the backcountry, which also makes it easier to get a Half Dome permit. 9.6 miles to Clouds Rest via Mist Trail: From Happy Isles trail head (4,035 ft) → 0.8 miles to Vernal Falls Bridge → 0.7 miles to top of Vernal Falls (5,044 ft) → 1.3 miles to restrooms near Nevada Falls (5,908 ft) → 2.5 miles to fork (2.0 miles to Half Dome on left; 4.3 miles to … There were about a dozen other hikers and probably just as many marmots enjoying the view. Posted by 10 months ago. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. Continue on the JMT until the Half Dome/JMT junction. If you took the Mist Trail up, try taking the JMT back to the valley, or vice versa. Yes. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Sunrise/Merced Lake (pass-through) 6. Tuxedo Adventure added a new photo — at Yosemite National Park. Our first 2.3 miles on day two we repeated a portion of the trail we hiked up yesterday en route to Half Dome. Out and back is a nice day hike. That being said, the elevation gain is intense (especially on the Mist Trail) so pace yourself and take as many breaks as you need. 15. Mist Trail - Yosemite NP. I also used to think I could hike just fine without a pair of hiking poles, which I considered the requisite sign of bad knees and getting old. My knees also took a serious beating on the way down. The trail starts on the southwest side of Tenaya Lake at the Sunrise Trailhead. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. It is long and strenuous, felt like it doesn't end. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. All in all, the views are beyond incredible and I really enjoyed going straight up hill for 5 hours. Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest Loop is a 32.2 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The most scenic approach that also isn't too far is coming south on the JMT/Cathedral Lakes trail out of Tuolumne Meadows. That being said, it was one of the more beautiful hikes with two waterfalls, views of halfdome up close, and breathtaking views of the valley from the top of clouds rest. Geography. We left San Fran at 0530 for Yosemite where we will start our hike. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Clouds rest trail/John Muir trail Junction to Happy Isles via John Muir trail Great trail if you intend to challenge yourself. 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Incredible hike. At about 2.5 miles, you'll reach an intersection with the Sunrise Lakes Trail that heads off to the east. Happy Isles -> Clouds Rest (YOSEMITE) Trip [Jan. 17-19] Home › Forums › Campfire › Pre-Trip Planning › Happy Isles -> Clouds Rest (YOSEMITE) Trip [Jan. 17-19] Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Forums are supported by our merchant partners . log in sign up. Totally worth it. Great views of the valley. Definitely doable. Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest Loop is a 20 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. Plan for a very long day and get an early start. I highly recommend overnighting here because the sunsets are absolutely stunning and it saves your legs for the crazy downhill back. Very Strenuous hike to clouds rest, gps clocked it at 23.6 mile, I noticed switch backs dont calculate into the milage equation. Starting at Happy Isles, most hikers prefer the Mist Trail which leads up the river to the top of Vernal Fall and then to Nevada Fall. Great hike to the Highest Point visible from the Valley Floor. It is long and strenuous, felt like it doesn't end. Mirror Lake to Snow Creek. Is this hike doable in 1 day for someone with average fitness? Prepare for a long day when attempting this hike, took 3 liters of water and ran out at the top, so besure to bring extra water and food. If you want more of a challenge getting to the summit of Clouds Rest, you can start your hike at Happy Isles just like Half Dome. This hike starts at Happy Isles, the starting point of the famous Half Dome route, and forks off the Half Dome trail to head over to Clouds Rest. Another option is a 9.4-mile (15.1 km) trail from Happy Isles through Little Yosemite Valley. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles is a 23.8 mile (55,000-step) route located near Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) 18. r/Yosemite. Hey there, I'm planning on backpacking from happy isles to illiluoette my first night. The trail starts on the southwest side of Tenaya Lake at the Sunrise Trailhead. You can do it from Happy Isles, but keep in mind that will involve about 6,000 feet of altitude gain. This is an excellent alternative if permits are not available for Half Dome. RECOMMENDED ROUTE Cook's Meadow Loop 1.2 mi 1.9 km • 31' Up 9.37 m Up • 30' Down 9.27 m Down. The Mist Trail can be wet in the early season.. Others choose the official JMT, which diverges to the south just beyond the Vernal Fall bridge and offers wonderful panoramic views from its switchbacks. 360 Degree Panorama Panorama from the summit of Clouds Rest. Air getting thinner with the altitude but very rewarding views all the way. The Happy Isles trailhead was a 15-minute walk from the campground, through drive-in campgrounds. 3. Hard but worth it for the views. I highly recommend overnighting here because the sunsets are absolutely stunning and it saves your legs for the crazy downhill back. Maps Clouds Rest topographic map, Tuolumne Meadows trails. User account menu. Although there are many peaks in the park having far greater elevation, Clouds Rest's proximity to the valley gives it a very high degree of visual prominence. Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley. 6. Start hike at Yosemite Valley Four Mile Trail to Glacier Point From Glacier Point to Illilouete Falls, Nevada Falls, JMT then Rest at Little Yosemite Valley. CalHotels.US Lowest Hotel Rates Guaranteed. We went on a cool day but still ran out of water, make sure to grab at least 3L for each person going. The Yosemite Valley to Cloud’s Rest backpacking route gives you the best of Yosemite Valley – hiking to the top of the north rim and Yosemite Falls and back to the valley via John Muir Trail. This is near the Little Yosemite Valley campground so there should be some bathrooms to use on your right. CUSTOM LABELS. Besides hiking on the Mist Trail and doing a more challenging hike, this route has a couple of other advantages compared to the Tenaya Lake Route. Yes. So I took the shuttle to Happy Isles, where the JMT trail head is, filled up my Platypus, … Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. The Clouds Rest Trail winds its way through wildflower-covered meadows, forests and rocks before it starts the steep switchbacking (at times stair step) climb. Continue on the Mist Trail until you reach the JMT again next to Liberty Cap. Then hiking up past LYV and camping as close to HD as possible. Backpacking from Happy Isles. Yosemit…, CA. The Mist Trail can be wet in the early season.. Others choose the official JMT, which diverges to the south just beyond the Vernal Fall bridge and offers wonderful panoramic views from its switchbacks. User account menu. I took the Happy Isles trail and stayed right as soon as I saw a sign for Clouds Rest. Clouds Rest can also be reached via the John Muir Trail starting at Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley, though this journey is 2.5 miles longer and involves an extra 3,400 feet of elevation gain. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App. John9L. 26 miles from the parking spot we found to clouds rest and back. Air getting thinner with the altitude but very rewarding views all the way. This is an excellent alternative if permits are not available for Half Dome. If you took the Mist Trail up it would be scenic. Starting at Happy Isles, most hikers prefer the Mist Trail which leads up the river to the top of Vernal Fall and then to Nevada Fall. It’s helps greatly to have a season of hiking under your belt before doing this. As always, the burn area made for an interesting juxtaposition … Close. (i.e. Filmed the experience in 4k. Filmed the experience in 4k. Did this as a day hike today. Alternate Routes: The Clouds Rest summit is approachable from the west as well as the east, but it's only feasible for the hardiest of day hikers. FMT-LYV-Clouds Rest- Happy Isles Author: Ken Paquia (63.87.39.---) Date: 05-12-05 12:32 I was wondering if this itenerary makes sense. It will get dark early in late October, and you would surely not reach the summit in daylight if you start at 1 pm. Continue on the Mist Trail until you reach the JMT again next to Liberty Cap. The most scenic approach that also isn't too far is coming south on the JMT/Cathedral Lakes trail out of Tuolumne Meadows. Backpacking from Happy Isles. It was already 1pm and I had to get going. Tenaya Lake Trail. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 Took the Mist Trail up and JMT down, mileage was around 26 per my friends GPS. ROUTE: Glacier-Clouds Rest-Happy Isles - 26.954 miles. A stunner! SELECTED SECTION: ROUTE STATISTICS. log in sign up. Minus 1 star for the knee damage. On my descent I chose to take the Mist Trail, which has a lot of steep stone stairs that pounded the heck out of my knees. Turn left and continue onto the JMT. 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Like the Mist Trail, Half Dome, and the entirety of the John Muir Trail, the hike to Clouds Rest has humble beginnings at Happy Isles. Posted by 10 months ago. Happy Isles to Illilouette. Yosemit…, CA. 2. Snow is almost all avoidable now. Geography. Take it to Little Yosemite Valley, where hordes of Half Dome hopefuls gather for a shot at peak views similar to the ones you just earned (join them if your backcountry permit allows it). It’s helps greatly to have a season of hiking under your belt before doing this. Half Dome Hike. Follow the JMT for half of a mile until a fork and turn left to continue up to Cloud's Rest. I did this as part of a backpacking trip in mid May before Tioga Road opened. The trail junction is 0.5 miles after the trail junction between the JMT and the trail up Half Dome's "Cables" Route. I was able to convince my friends that it was a good idea to make the 22 mile and 6,000 vertical day hike in the winter to Clouds Rest. November 26, 2014. Then hiking up past LYV and camping as close to HD as possible. Around 1pm we were all on the summit of Clouds Rest. Great hike to the Highest Point visible from the Valley Floor. Yes. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles is a 23.8 mile (55,000-step) route located near Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) 18. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Sunrise/Merced Lake (pass-through) 6. Although there are many peaks in the park having far greater elevation, Clouds Rest's proximity to the valley gives it a very high degree of visual prominence. Great trail if you intend to challenge yourself. Yosemite > Forum > . From the summit, you have a sheer drop-off … Started at noon, got back to vehicle at about 9pm. Vertical 6,000 feet. On my descent I chose to take the Mist Trail, which has a lot of steep stone stairs that pounded the heck out of my knees. Prepare for a long day when attempting this hike, took 3 liters of water and ran out at the top, so besure to bring extra water and food. Great views of the valley. Archived. This was a nice three and a half hour nap for me. This is a long hike with over 6,000 feet of vertical elevation gain, in addition to the 18+ miles of round trip hiking. The crowds start off thick, though you’ll find that as you hike farther, and climb higher, less and less people will be seen on the trail. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. JMT: Day 1, Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest July 4, 2008 1p Mugs woke me at 0415 for my last shower. The second thing you should know is that there’s a better hike from Happy Isles that takes you to a higher mountain with less people, and that is the hike to Cloud’s Rest. West of Cloud’s Rest, the trail was wide open, lightly traveled, and had views of Half Dome at every turn. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. And I do mean every turn. May Lake –> Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; Sunrise Lakes –> Clouds Rest –> Little Yosemite Valley –> Happy Isles; After faxing in my reservation request (if you’re not familiar with the permit requirements, visit here, we were lucky to get permits starting at May Lake, but without Half-Dome permits. Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 Clouds Rest from Happy Isles, Yosemite Valley - 6/22/2011 definitely not marathon shape) 2. From Clouds Rest's airy and cozy summit, the most undeniable natural feature is the Northwest Face, a stunning 5000-foot drop into Tenaya Canyon. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert, gezeltet und gebackpackt werden. 26 miles from the parking spot we found to clouds rest and back. Unfortunately our permit was for “Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley” and the ranger made it clear that we were not to camp beyond that on the first night. Snow is almost all avoidable now. Tenaya Canyon. In fact, up to the cutoff to the Half Dome Trail, it is the same hike. Is this better to do during the summer, when days are up to 14.5 hrs long, compared to 11.5 hrs right now? Behold: an endless mid-angle slab climb of truly epic proportions! I took the Happy Isles trail and stayed right as soon as I saw a sign for Clouds Rest. As of 2020, you don't need a permit to hike to Clouds Rest from that side. Take this back down towards the valley. 6. If you took the Mist Trail up it would be scenic. Clouds Rest via Happy Isles. After about an hour on the summit of Clouds Rest taking photos, snacking, and defending our gear from marmots, we got a move on back down to pick up our packs and then head east above the Merced towards Echo Creek. Day numero uno. After nearly a year of planning, it's finally here! Archived. Very Strenuous hike to clouds rest, gps clocked it at 23.6 mile, I noticed switch backs dont calculate into the milage equation. Dana. Out and back is a nice day hike. Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. If my math/estimations are correct, this means that the roundtrip Glacier Point to Cloud's Rest is 1.3 miles longer with 800' more elevation gain than the round-trip Curry Village to … Yosemite National Park charges a fee to enter. The Google street map was very unhelpful for navigating. 6. Mirror Lake to Snow Creek. Click Here For Yours! 4. 15. there were patches of snow along the trail Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. the way back hurts the legs, note to self was to grab pain-killers to survive the way back. Take the next two rights to get back onto the JMT and follow that back down to the valley. From the Valley, the hike to the top of Cloud’s Rest is at least 18 miles, longer if you do the “loop” over the top and back down as described here: https:/…happy-isles-to-clouds-rest. juliachaos. Overall one of my favorite hikes, you can’t beat the views. Hoffman, and Mt. I’d recommend taking the Jmt down instead of the mist trail to save your knees a bit. Clouds Rest is a mountain in Yosemite National Park east northeast of Yosemite Village, California. There is a fair amount of parking available. Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. JMT Day 1- Happy Isles to Clouds Rest trail junction July 16, 2014 "Holy shit we're actually doing this!!" Took the Mist Trail up and JMT down, mileage was around 26 per my friends GPS. The air was cold as we started the hike around 7 in the morning. If you want more of a challenge getting to the summit of Clouds Rest, you can start your hike at Happy Isles just like Half Dome. Clouds Rest may not be the highest point in Yosemite. There is a fair amount of parking available. Turn left and continue onto the JMT. 4. Vernal und Nevada Falls über den Mist Trail, The Pinnacles and Cathedral Lake via John Muir Trail, Vernal, Nevada, and Illilouette Fall Route, Mirror Lake, Snow Creek, and Upper Yosemite Falls Loop, Mist Trail, Cloud Rest, May Lake and Snow Creek Loop, Happy Isles, Vernall Falls, Half Dome, Tenaya Lake, and Mirror Lakes Loop, Merced Lake to Half Dome Loop via John Muir, Pack and Cloud Rest Trails, Vernal Fall Foot Bridge via Mist and John Muir Trail, Vernal Falls and Clark Point via Mist and John Muir Loop, Snow Creek, May Lake and Clouds Rest Loop, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Linked [ ] linked : Clouds Rest. Here's a quick summary of the possibilities: 1) Start from the Happy Isles trailhead (the main Half Dome trailhead). Park at trailhead parking lot* Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley (LYV) trailhead only accessible via Four Mile Trail in 2021. Starting at Happy Isles (4,105') in Yosemite Valley hike up 6.7 miles on the JMT before branching left (north) on to the trail up Clouds Rest's South Slope and Southwest Ridge, reaching the summit in another 2.7 miles. Permits dictate where to sleep on the first night; for instance, Happy Isles to Little Yosemite Valley means you must camp in Little Yosemite Valley at established campsites. 6. Panoramic splendor! 12. Along this loop you pass by the beautiful Tenaya Lake, hike over Clouds Rest, take in several great views of Half Dome, and hike through Little Yosemite Valley and the Lost… 4. Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Yosemite - Tenaya Lake to Happy Isles, CA : Backpack: Jun 11 2014: Tough_Boots: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 5,600 AEG: Backpack: 25.00 Miles: 3 Days : 5,600 ft AEG no routes: 1st trip . 2. So I took the shuttle to Happy Isles, where the JMT trail head is, filled up my Platypus, applied sunscreen and started the long adventure. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is best used from June until October. CATEGORISED CLIMBS. Panoramic splendor! Today is the day we start the JMT! Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. We weren’t alone. r/Yosemite. The stretch of trail we’d head down was ravaged in a fire about ten years ago, so it was exposed, sandy, and hot. 3. A stunner! Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. Recommend to start early in the morning as it gets really hot during the day. Tenaya Lake to Yosemite Valley via Clouds Rest: Country: United States: State: California: Nearby Town: Yosemite Valley: Rating: Directions: Park in the Happy Isles trailhead parking lot. 12. Partners [ ] partners: chumley. Hotel photos, maps, reviews, & discount rates. Walk to Curry Village and take the hiker's shuttle to the Sunrise Trailhead at Tenaya Lake on Hwy 120/Tioga Rd. Yes. From LYV the next day go to Clouds Rest Third Day go down the MIST trail to Happy Isles. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $20 per person. Photographs 13 views along the trail to Clouds Rest. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Minus 1 star for the knee damage. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. (The easy way, really, thought, is to overnight in the backcountry, which also makes it easier to get a Half Dome permit. 9.6 miles to Clouds Rest via Mist Trail: From Happy Isles trail head (4,035 ft) → 0.8 miles to Vernal Falls Bridge → 0.7 miles to top of Vernal Falls (5,044 ft) → 1.3 miles to restrooms near Nevada Falls (5,908 ft) → 2.5 miles to fork (2.0 miles to Half Dome on left; 4.3 miles to … There were about a dozen other hikers and probably just as many marmots enjoying the view. Posted by 10 months ago. The plan was to hike about 6.5 miles to the Clouds Rest Junction, camp there for the night and climb Half Dome early next morning. Continue on the JMT until the Half Dome/JMT junction. If you took the Mist Trail up, try taking the JMT back to the valley, or vice versa. Yes. Park at trailhead parking lot* Happy Isles to Sunrise/Merced Lake (pass-through) 6. Tuxedo Adventure added a new photo — at Yosemite National Park. Our first 2.3 miles on day two we repeated a portion of the trail we hiked up yesterday en route to Half Dome. Out and back is a nice day hike. That being said, the elevation gain is intense (especially on the Mist Trail) so pace yourself and take as many breaks as you need. 15. Mist Trail - Yosemite NP. I also used to think I could hike just fine without a pair of hiking poles, which I considered the requisite sign of bad knees and getting old. My knees also took a serious beating on the way down. The trail starts on the southwest side of Tenaya Lake at the Sunrise Trailhead. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I did it straight off the couch and my legs were crying halfway up. It is long and strenuous, felt like it doesn't end. This route has an elevation gain of about 6136.9 ft and is rated as hard. Bring lots of water and be prepared to have your legs feel it. All in all, the views are beyond incredible and I really enjoyed going straight up hill for 5 hours. Happy Isles to Cloud's Rest Loop is a 32.2 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yosemite Valley, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The most scenic approach that also isn't too far is coming south on the JMT/Cathedral Lakes trail out of Tuolumne Meadows. That being said, it was one of the more beautiful hikes with two waterfalls, views of halfdome up close, and breathtaking views of the valley from the top of clouds rest. Geography. We left San Fran at 0530 for Yosemite where we will start our hike. Turn right to stay on the JMT. one of the most challenging hikes I have ever done. Clouds rest trail/John Muir trail Junction to Happy Isles via John Muir trail Great trail if you intend to challenge yourself. 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