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Sights along the trail to Cathedral Lakes
Photos of the
lakes themselves are >
The hike follows an ancient Indian path and part of the John Muir Trail
The trail has long-served as one of the primary routes between
Tuolumne Meadows and the Yosemite Valley
The trail head begins at 8600-foot elevation beside Tuolumne Meadows.
Cathedral lake [Lower] sits at an elevation of 9300-feet.
Upper Cathedral Lake sits at an elevation of 9600-feet.
The hike is ~5 miles each way [both up and back].
Photos taken with Canon G2 digital camera [hand-held], July, 2003
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National Park Service website: Yosemite
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