Monday, September 15, 2008
Great Hikes in Yosemite: Ten Lakes Basin
The Ten Lakes Basin is a popular hike with weekend backpackers for within just a few hours of hiking one can attain any of the trails 7 major lakes. The subalpine lakes, situated between 8,900 to 9,500 feet, allow hikers to partake in a midsummer swim while out along the trail.
Length: 12.6 miles one-way
Best Time: July through September
Vertical Feet: +2300'/-880'/+-6420'
Trail Access: Along the Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park approximately 19 miles east of Crane Flat