Upper Young Lake Loop

Tuolumne Meadows

Day 1
8.3mi
+2,200ft / -700ft
Day 2
7mi
+900ft / -2,400ft
Permit

Wilderness permit required for overnight trips.

May through October: apply 169 days before the start date by 11:59 PM PT. Apply today to start as early as October 6, 2021.

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All trips to Upper Young Lake

Upper Young Lake
Tuolumne Meadows
7mi/day
+2,400ft/day
CurrentUpper Young Lake Loop
Tuolumne Meadows
8mi/day
+2,200ft/day