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“We got soaked!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mist Trail
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$115.00*
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Yosemite Day Hike from Glacier Point Including Panorama Trail
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Owner description: Eminently accessible and popular, the Mist Trail takes hikers through Yosemite National Park to Vernal Fall Bridge, the best place to watch the waterfall.
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“We got soaked!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

The first time I hiked this trail was in the fall. Hardly any water in the falls. No problem.

This year, we opted not to take rain gear! Well, you got it! We got soaked to the gills...lol

This trail leads to Vernal Falls and then on to Nevada Falls. If you are doing Half Dome (with permit) then it will take you there as well. Highly recommend this trail for hiking.

Visited July 2012
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El Cajon, California
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“Beautiful and very icy, bring cramp-ons!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Actually, the Mist Trail was closed and we had to use the Horse Trail to get to Nevada Fall. The extra hiking was well worth the pay off!! The trail was icy and very slippery. Cramp-ons were a must!

Visited February 2013
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Ireland
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“Rigorous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

The entire loop from Vernal to Nevada and then back to the starting point is a day's adventure; be warned that it is not for the faint-hearted! Glorious views for the entire hike. Do be aware that the steps are slippery and do believe the warning signs and stand well back from the falls. Wear good hiking boots and bring a poncho.

Visited April 2012
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Pinecrest CA
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“The best short hike in California!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

A mile and a half each way. Bring a black garbage bag to be a "pancho". It gets WET1 during run-off season you are only a few feet from the waterfall and you will get WET! Such a grat hike and the shuttle takes you right to the trailhead. We always go to the Ahwahnee for dinner after the Mist Trail hike. Makes for a great day! The best.

Visited April 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“bring a waterproof parka”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

The hike is very moderate. Too many people and dogs for me, but it is spectacular. Once again, go early to avoid the crowds.

Visited June 2012
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