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In this fourth part of our Yosemite Adventure we pick up camp at Cathedral Creek and hike past Waterwheel, LeConte and California Falls enroute to our camp at Glen Aulin. Along the way we almost get bit by a rattelsnake and dodge a classic High Sierra thunderstorm.

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Mike near the summit of Clouds Rest

Mike near the summit of Clouds Rest

In this episode we continue our adventure from the first nights camp at Sunrise Lakes and hike up and over Clouds Rest in Yosemite National Park.  After, we hike along sun exposed trails with magnificent views across Yosemite until reaching our camp along the John Muir Trail at Sunrise Creek.  Nightfall brings with it a terrifying encounter with a black bear.

Video – Part Two from Sunrise Lakes over Clouds Rest

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Yosemite Hikes – Clouds Rest Trail

Bear Awareness – Sierra.Gov keeping bears wild

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In this episode Mike, Gerry and I begin our three day backpack trip into Yosemite National Park and explore the Cathedral lakes Trail.  Our luck holds out as we get the necessary backcountry permits to complete a through hike across one of America’s most scenic hiking trail.

Along the way we learn about the Hantavirus outbreak in Camp Curry, meet some beautiful German tourists and find out about the High Sierra Camps.

Trip Video – Part One Yosemite Valley along the Cathedral Lakes Trail to first nights camp at Sunrise lakes

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