360° VR Panoramas of Yosemite and the Central Sierra Nevada
The Yosemite Falls Trail
Yosemite National Park, California

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Switchbacks in dense oak forest on the Yosemite Falls trail

Switchbacks in dense oak forest on the Yosemite Falls trail

The Yosemite Falls trail begins with steep and seemingly endless switchbacks in dense oak forest

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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Above the oak forest on the Yosemite Falls trail

Above the oak forest on the Yosemite Falls trail

Above the oak forest switchbacks the Yosemite Falls trail follows a ledge before climbing again

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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Columbia Point above Yosemite Valley

Columbia Point above Yosemite Valley

Columbia Point, a thousand feet above Yosemite Valley on the Yosemite Falls trail

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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Steep stretch of the Yosemite Falls trail

Steep stretch of the Yosemite Falls trail

The steepest hottest stretch of the Yosemite Falls trail is just above Columbia Point

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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On the Yosemte Falls trail above Columbia Point

On the Yosemte Falls trail above Columbia Point

Above Columbia Point the Yosemite Falls trail traverses on a series of ledges

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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First view of Upper Yosemite Falls

First view of Upper Yosemite Falls

The sudden dramatic first view of Upper Yosemite Falls, at the winter gate

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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A full view of Upper Yosemite Falls

A full view of Upper Yosemite Falls

A full view of Upper Yosemite Falls, from the Yosemite Falls trail

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 20, 2013
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The dramatic first view of Upper Yosemite Falls

The dramatic first view of Upper Yosemite Falls

Upper Yosemite Falls from the Yosemite Falls Trail

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 17, 2004
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Ice cone at base of Upper Yosemite Falls

Ice cone at base of Upper Yosemite Falls

A huge ice cone forms in winter at the base of Upper Yosemite Falls

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: November 30, -0001
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Upper Yosemite Falls from the base of the cliff

Upper Yosemite Falls from the base of the cliff

Upper Yosemite Falls from the base of the cliff

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 17, 2004
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Switchbacks alongside Upper Yosemite Falls

Switchbacks alongside Upper Yosemite Falls

Switchbacks alongside Upper Yosemite Falls

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 17, 2004
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The bridge across Yosemite Creek just above the brink of the falls

The bridge across Yosemite Creek just above the brink of the falls

The bridge across Yosemite Creek just above the brink of the falls

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 17, 2004
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At the top of Upper Yosemite Falls

At the top of Upper Yosemite Falls

Above the top of Upper Yosemite Falls

Yosemite National Park, California

Date photographed: May 17, 2004
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