Home A - Z FAQ Bookstore Art Prints Online Library Discussion Forum Muir Weather Maps Lodging About Search
CalHotels.US--online reservations now CalHotels.US Lowest Hotel Rates Guaranteed. Click Here For Yours!
Hotel photos, maps, reviews, & discount rates.

U.S. Hotels in California (Yosemite, L. A., San Francisco ), AL, AK, AR, AS, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, FM, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OK, NV, MH, MP, NM, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, PR, PW, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI WA, WV, WI, WY

[Yosemite]

Hetch Hetchy - Rancheria Falls through to Glen Aulin

Hiking, backpacking, running, biking, climbing, rafting, and other human-powered activities in Yosemite National Park

Moderators: Wickett, dan

Hetch Hetchy - Rancheria Falls through to Glen Aulin

Postby farmerchlo » Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:13 pm

Hi all,

I'm planning a (my first ever!) solo trip from the Hetch Hetchy Backpacker's camp toward Rancheria Mountain through to Glen Aulin via Pleasant Valley--hoping to get a permit for next week. There seem to be zero posts anywhere on the web about this trail (other than the hundreds on the Hetch Hetchy Loop, which pop up due to mention of Rancheria). Has anyone gone this route? I'm most concerned about current water access past Pate as, even though the trail follows the GCT, the Tuolumne River I'm pretty sure is out of reach.

Thanks in advance for your advice :D
farmerchlo
First-timer
First-timer
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:47 pm
Location: Sacramento

Re: Hetch Hetchy - Rancheria Falls through to Glen Aulin

Postby balzaccom » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:23 pm

From Pate up to Glen Aulin, water won't be a problem. You do have access to the river there at regular intervals.

But that long climb up and over Rancheria Mountain is another question. While it won't be as hot as it is in summer, that's a long dry climb from Rancheria to Pleasant Valley.
Check out our website and blog at: http://sites.google.com/site/backpackthesierra/home
balzaccom
Veteran-poster
Veteran-poster
 
Posts: 1173
Joined: Sat Nov 22, 2008 7:51 am
Location: Napa CA


Return to Yosemite Hiking & Backpacking

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests