Lake Vernon from Lake Eleanor

Hetch Hetchy

Day 1
12.6mi
+3,800ft / -1,900ft
Day 2
12.5mi
+1,800ft / -3,700ft
Trailhead
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CurrentLake Vernon from Lake Eleanor
Hetch Hetchy
13mi/day
+3,800ft/day