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Larry LavertySierra Point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2014

Larry Laverty

I'm grateful to have stumbled upon this page so as to learn about this outstanding place and the general route to get there. I love this place! I love the route's history, the work that went in to laying the stone steps on the upper section. I cleared debris all along the way as I plan on coming back to this place when the water is running.
Posted Oct 8, 2014 2:36 am

dkangasSevrin's Birthday Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 18, 2013
In spite of a few minor route-finding glitches, we found our way to this lookout for Sevrin's 9th birthday. We felt like Peregrine falcons in our little nest in the sky!
Posted May 20, 2013 3:57 pm

krrt2000Great Day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2013


After reading about this in an old 80's Yosemite trail guide I went to look for it. Got a bit off track, but eventually found the old trail. What a great spot, and the view! I didn't encounter anyone else. On the way down I was able to follow the old trail most of the way back. Got back on the JMT to Nevada Falls and back. A Great Day.
Posted May 5, 2013 8:57 pm

muajeeLove it   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 20, 2009


WOW There actually is a log for this...

Love this "secretive and yet not so secretive" spot.

Went up again May the 8th, 2011. On the way down my camera took a long fall... Thank Goodness the pouch with the memory foam protected it well and thank goodness it landed on the side of the trail right above the boulder field/rock slide area. That was close...
Posted Sep 18, 2012 9:42 pm

dpsiebertVery Cool  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2011


Fun little hike to a great viewpoint. Well worth it.
Posted Aug 18, 2011 2:56 am

Stu BrandelShort and Stunning  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2011

Stu Brandel

My son Evan and I scrambled and hiked this short route to its spectacular conclusion. Thanks Bob for showing this to me on SP!
Posted Jun 25, 2011 3:34 pm

Desert SolitaireFun and classic  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2010

Desert Solitaire

Climbed with Meg to the summit. The views are spectacular. Apparently there's a 5.7R route from the Mist trail that leads straight to Sierra Pt. I'd like to investigate this next time.
Posted May 2, 2010 12:36 pm

verdeleoneSunny day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010


Great scramble. A few patches of snow here and there. Followed the use trail right when we should have gone left but corrected our error somewhat easily. Cool stone stairs. Ate my sandwich and watched the waterfalls. Helicopter came over - uh oh. Made it back to the Village in time for free beer. Saw one other person coming up as we were going down. Multitudes on the Vernal Falls Trail.
Posted Apr 17, 2010 7:58 pm

haishanv nice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2009


Great "secret" hike to show your out-of-town guests... and the approach to the fun, wandering route up the arete of grizzly peak.
Posted Apr 1, 2010 8:29 pm

Fredd C DobbsRecommended  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2009

Fredd C Dobbs

If you do this hike from April through early June you will be rewarded with great views of the four water falls.
Posted May 9, 2009 11:27 am

SpiderSavageFive Waterfalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2008


Yosemite Falls, Royal Arches Cascade, Illouette, Vernal & Nevada. I don't think you can see Staircase Falls. The main trail was good this day. We went up to the buttress apron because we couldn't find the trail start. Followed game trails up the left side of the cliffs until we found the real trail. Then followed the real trail down on the return.
Posted Jun 24, 2008 12:49 am

Bill Kishoff the beaten path

Bill Kish

One of the best ways to get off the beaten path in the Valley.
Posted Jun 7, 2008 8:24 pm

cp0915Fantastic  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2007


An excellent, and very short, hike in the Valley. Great views from the top.
Posted Feb 20, 2007 2:56 pm

fedakSierra Point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 4, 2006


Quick trip up to Sierra Point in the morning. Flow from all four falls was at impressive levels.
Ended up tripping and breaking my ankle near the Vernal Falls Bridge (of all places) later in the morning.
Pics are here
Posted Aug 23, 2006 7:52 pm

WalrusManWonderful Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2006
While my father and I were lucky enough to find another group of hikers heading up to the point who had someone who had been there before, it would be quite easy enough to find the start. From the High Sierra Camp sign, head around the big rock (46 paces or so) and head up. There is an obvious route through the rocks, then you come upon a use trail that will lead you to the trail.

Only a few spots where the trail gets tough to follow. One while going up. You come to a spot where a use trail does go straight, but your route is up to the left. It is a scramble up rocks though. Then coming down, you can see the trail going straight and left. The old trail would go straight, but dissapears in a rockfall area. Just follow the other trail down and you'll join in.

For best views, I'd reccommend scrambling up 10 feet above the point.
Posted Jun 6, 2006 10:30 pm

PneonartSierra point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2006
This year you can see Yosemite, Royal Arches, Vernal, Nevada and Illilouette Falls, plus falls off the panorama trail and the back side of Glacier point.
There used to be a rusty metal cable to pull your self up a nasty section but no sign of it is left
Posted May 27, 2006 2:11 am

SpiderSavageRe: Sierra point


The remains of the rusty cable is down a slide about 40 feet below the trail.
Posted Jun 24, 2008 12:46 am

rangermattFour waterfalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2005


Any point where you can see Vernal, Nevada, Illilouette, and Yosemite Falls at the same time is fine by me! Just start scrambling up the boulders at the "Rockfall" sign and you'll come across it eventually. Loved it - it's not too often that you can have a beautiful view in Yosemite Valley without sharing it with a crowd.
Posted May 4, 2006 1:51 am

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