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Totally worth it!!! We hiked for about 3 hours going up, my 11 year old had a pretty hard time but she did it. Coming down was much easier and we did it in about an hour and a half. It is breathtakingly beautiful.
The elevation is around 8k and will have you winded in no time. The hike to the lake is 95% uphill which doesn’t make things easier but once you’re at the lake you forget how tired you are and instead marvel at the beauty of...More
About 6.5 miles round trip. Some uphill parts at 7-8000ft elevation may have you sucking wind. Nothing too strenuous for anyone in decent shape though.
Lake itself is nice. Not as crowded as a lot of yosemite hikes. Watch out for horse poop. Bathrooms and...More