Virtual Guidebook to Yosemite and the Central Sierra Nevada
Four Mile Trail to Glacier Point
Yosemite National Park California




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Sentinel Rock and Sentinel Falls from the bottom of the Four Mile Trail

(June 4, 2006)


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The Four Mile Trail starts off with steep switchbacks through live oak forest

(June 1, 2009)


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As the Four Mile Trail climbs out of the llive oak forest fantastic views open up

(June 1, 2009)


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The Four Mile Trail was rebuilt to make the switchbacks less steep

(June 1, 2009)


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After climbing alongside Sentinel Rock the Four Mile Trail raounds a corner and affords a view of Half Dome

(June 1, 2009)


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Open brush fields of manzanita afford expansive views from the Four Mile Trail

(June 1, 2009)


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Eventually the Four Mile Trail climbs higher than the summit of Sentinel Rock

(June 1, 2009)


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Near the top the Four Mile Trail is higher than the south rim of the valley

(June 1, 2009)


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The last stretch of the Four Mile Trail runs level through forest to Glacier Point

(June 1, 2009)


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