Zack Valle

  • Hike to Balsam Forebay

    Access to the forebay starts at the trail head from the parking lot 6,700 ft up, also from the parking lot there is access to two different sets of boulder patches separate from the ones encountered along the hike in.  Hike Start the 1 mile out an...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike to Alder Creek Falls

    The trail leads from the parking area across the Mosquito Creek road and heads uphill north through an open pine forest with manzanita growing on dry slopes. The trail provides access to Alder Creek Falls a hidden gem within Yosemite's Wawona wild...

    10 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Backpack to Grant Lake

    The trail begins at the Ten Lakes trailhead (7600 ft) right beside Yosemite Creek. The first 4 miles start you on the ascent through the wooded forest, however there are portions of the trail that will take you through granite rock valleys marked ...

    13 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike to Upper Yosemite Falls

    Yosemite Falls has to be one of the most iconic falls in the park along with one of the most demanding trail to get there. The trail is easily accessed from the Yosemite Falls parking lot just before Camp 4. You can also use the parking lot across...

    7 miles 2500 ft gain