A gallery from a four day backpacking trip to the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River in Yosemite National Park in late September to early October 2012. Three of us hiked from the trailhead at White Wolf down 4000' to the Pate Valley and then up the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River 4400' past Muir Gorge, Waterwheel and LeConte Falls, and Glen Aulin to Tuolumne Meadows.
Yosemite Trail SignHiking from White Wolf to Pate ValleyOur first view of the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneOur first view of the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneStarting our 4000' hike down into the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne toward Pate ValleyConifers against the skyHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneDistant view of the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneUpper Hetch HetchyHiking down into the Grand Canyon of the TuolumneView of the Pate ValleyHiking down toward the Pate ValleyHiking down toward the Pate ValleyHiking down toward the Pate ValleyHiking down toward the Pate Valley