July 06, 2015

Yosemite Valley Loop Trail at El Capitan

The flat and mostly paved loop trails are undeniably a great way to get to know Yosemite Valley. The trial connects the valley’s most important historic and natural features and even offers some good swimming spots along the Merced River. The part of the trail presented in this post focusses on El Capitan as the picture below, taken in August 2014, emphasizes.

Below is the visualization of the trail's part around El Capitan (distance 0.75 miles):

If you want to get as close as possible to El Capitan without climbing it, here’s how to do it: Google Street View scales new heights on El Capitan in Yosemite, California