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All reviews glacier point elevation gain great hike highly recommend that you do yosemite falls strenuous hike valley floor three hours start early swinging bridge steady climb decent shape full day hike hiking poles bring lots of water amazing nature amazing views
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Yup you gotta climb. You don't have to rush . Its amazing. I am afraid of heights but this is just something else and you never feel on the edge of a precipice as the trail is totally safe. Go for it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Boingjimgy1st
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on a long walk and wanted to get away from the crowds and see some other views than those of the picture postcards Family of 5 with kids 13, 11 and 8. Used to walks of 1 to 2 hours, all reasonably fit...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank patgr36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the glacier point bus up to glacier point then hiked down this trail. It was an awesome experience. The views were fabulous. It was a good strenuous downhill 4.7 mile hike. If you to hike up from Yosemite valley it is a difficult...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dougrun8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tough trail -- but beautiful. If you are up for a challenge -- this trail is for you. Take PLENTY of water and snacks and I would highly recommend hiking boots over sneakers. The trail is in good shape (lots of folks...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mel S
Reviewed 6 August 2019

The trail is gorgeous and gives some of the best views of the Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Valley in the park. Be smart - take a bus to the top and go back down to the valley. Yes, it costs $25, but it will save...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Snarkysiberian
Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

You will absolutely want to start early and from the valley. We started the climb 8.30 am and reached the top in almost exactly three hours. All the way up we were in shade and it was nice and cool. On the way back through...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 922juhas
Reviewed 14 July 2019

It’s absolutely strenuous! I was seriously injured going downhill for six and a half hours with injuries to my big toes! Swelling, possible stress fractures and an infection ensued! It was like someone dropping a hammer on your toes with every step you took because...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank waterlillie R
Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

We did this hike with our two teenagers (12 and 15) on a week day. We practically had the entire trail to ourselves! We saw serious hikers here and there who quickly zoomed by us. The last .25 mile of this trail gets easier but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank arcanax
Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

This hike is not 4 miles. Once more accurate mapping was available, they found it to be about 4.5 miles one way. It’s full of switchbacks after switchbacks and it starts going up immediately—wastes no time. Before you decide not to ascend this hike, know...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

This was an absolute great hike. We drove up to glacier point and my mother and sister drove the car back down as the rest of the family hiked down. We loved every second of the hike. Beautiful views and the trail was very quiet....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from 922juhas | Reviewed this property |
We did not have kids but we did see some groups with children. They seemed to be doing fine. I’d say normal preparation: good shoes, plenty of water, check the weather, take it easy, and enjoy!
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hikerks
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Hi, you might get different answers but I will tell you that for my husband and I, it was strenuous to get to the top (Glacier Point). We are in our late 50s, husband cycles and plays a lot of tennis. I cycle (lots of... More
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