Chilnualna Falls/Buena Vista Lake
Yosemite: Chilnaualna Falls/Buena Vista Lake Backpacking Tour
A Chilnualna Falls backpacking tour in Yosemite National Park is one of those gems that you just can't pass up; high mountain lakes and passes, meadows strewn with wildflowers, views galore and, of course, waterfalls. Just Roughin' It's 4-6 day backpacking trip will have us starting from the southern portion of the park in Wawona and then hiking to Chilnualna Falls, the largest fall outside the Valley area. This loop will then take you to several glacier formed lakes in the higher country of Yosemite National Park. You will hike over a 9,000-foot pass before descending back down to Chilnualna Falls and Wawona. After each day of hiking, take a swim, relax by the camp fire or take some time to take in the beauty of Yosemite.
Number of days: 4-5
Mileage: 28.5 miles / 46 km
Elevation Gain/Loss: 5,000 ft / 1,545 m
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