Posted on December 19, 2019 by Shanley Mitchell. Climbing Area Map. Written by Lauren Barnum: Director of Partnerships We were halfway through our trip when we decided, over breakfast and a topo map, to completely change course: we were going to hike the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne. A million thank you's to Jamie and Niall for being the best guides and cheerleaders, and to Kate for always being up … Sep 2, 2017 Lisa Roach. This itinerary offers a unique chance to see the powerful grandeur of Yosemite through the eyes of 20th-century explorers John Muir and Galen Clark. Overview The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne (To All o' Me) is a deep canyon formed by the Tuolumne River and is located in Yosemite National Park. Backpacking trip with Liz and Kathy. April 8 th, 2019 Button Label Footnotes photos taken with Canon 5D MkIII. But, first we’ve a bit of a challenge, exiting Pate Valley to the southwestern rim of the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne 3500 feet above. The canyon bottom provides ample views of towering granite cliffs that surround it. Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne Rock Climbing. But, first we’ve a bit of a challenge, exiting Pate Valley to the southwestern rim of the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne 3500 feet above. This is the amazing beautiful canyon of the Tuolumne River that runs for approximately 30 miles … Its mountainous views are only accessible on foot, which guarantees an off-the-beaten path backpacking adventure. 34mi Jun 27, 2019 Dakota Melland. The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is the notable canyon section of the river valley of the Tuolumne River, located within Yosemite National Park, in Tuolumne County and the Sierra Nevada, California. The area receives relatively few visitors, … This route follows the Tuolumne River through a deep canyon that leads from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir to Tuolumne Meadows. The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is a hidden gem among the High Sierras. This stored water is gradually released over the summer, creating raftable flows downstream long after many other Sierra rivers have gone dry for the year. Looking west toward Cathedral Peak and the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne on December 24, 2019. The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne is Yosemite's more wild, less crowded little sister. Muir Gorge cuts diagonally across the middleground. Because its amazing cliffs and beauty is less accessible, those willing to make the effort are rewarded with soaring granite cliffs comparable to Yosemite Valley, beautiful late summer swimming holes and amazing scenery stripped of the roads, cars, and tourist bustle. Beyond the Tuolumne’s Grand Canyon, the river flows into and is temporarily impounded at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. Trip Overview: The 33 mile Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River backpacking trip is considered one of the highlights within Yosemite National Park. The canyon's breathtaking scenery is punctuated by impressive waterfalls as the Tuolumne River loses elevation. Show 6 More Check-Ins Jul 28, 2018 Chris Toso. We started on the Glen Aulin side on the Waterwheel Falls Trail to connect to the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne, ... Oct 9, 2019 Amy Hartman. Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne; The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne, looking west. Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne Sufferfest 2018 By Megan Bayley.