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campsite suggestions for cathedral-Yos. valley via clouds re

Postby adam » Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:58 pm

My family will go from cathedral lakes to yosemite valley via cloud's rest next week. I think they plan to take ~4 days, so they have plenty of time for exploring and camping. After cathedral lakes, do any of you out there with experience of these trails have any suggestions for good campsites along the way?

thanks in advance!



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Re: campsite suggestions for cathedral-Yos. valley via clouds re

Postby Pulpit » Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:53 am

We base camped at a really awesome spot called Echo Lake that is just over Cathedral Pass leaving Cathedral Lakes. If you go over the pass and follow the "creek" (it was dry when we were there in late August '08) on the left side of the meadow just over the pass, you will find the lake, maybe 1.5 to 2 miles past the pass. There is a really great spot there where you could easily sleep 4.

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Campsite view with my brother
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View looking northeast from just outside the campsite overlooking the lake
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View of the lake looking north from a peak southeast of the lake. Campsite is in the cluster of trees on the southwestern side of the lake. Cathedral Pass and the meadow I referenced is at the very north end of the shot.
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Re: campsite suggestions for cathedral-Yos. valley via clouds re

Postby snusmumriken » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:00 am

Sunrise lakes will be on the way to Clouds rest. All three lakes are beautiful alpine lakes, the middle is my favorite. You may not have it to yourselves, but there are plenty of good camp spots.
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