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Badger Pass to Glacier Point

Winter Cross-country skiing trip
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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 25.9 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  Glacier Point overlooks the southern rim of Yosemite Valley, directly above Camp Curry. At 7,274 feet (2220m) asl, it commands... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Badger Pass Parking Area

Start at the Badger Pass parking area and ski zone. Pick up your (free) wilderness permit here, if necessary (required for all overnight backcountry use).

2. Trailhead

Find the trailhead at the north end of the parking lot.

You will have great views of Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point stretching from El Capitan, to Yosemite Falls, to North Dome, Half Dome, Vernal Fall, and Nevada Fall.

4. Ghost Forest cutoff

Trail for those who want to try the Ghost forest loop

5. Scenic Overlook

Take a break and enjoy the amazing view of Half Dome with nearby Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall and Liberty Cap.