Bear Box at Tuolumne Meadows Backpack Camp (YE09)

Generated on 15 Apr 2014 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

home Go to the main Bear Box Page or a clickable Bear Boxes Map or a complete list of 142 Bear Boxes
north Prev box is YE08: Lembert Dome Trailhead.
east Next box is YE10: Tuolumne Meadows Permit Kiosk.
info GPS Waypoints in Region YE : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint YE09 in Yosemite Park East:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. YE09 is 5 or more large boxes, at about 8600 feet, in the GPS route YOSEMITE EAST.

  2. Directions from Kevin Freer, with GPS waypoint, Sep 2006:
    5+ large boxes at the Backpackers Campground in Tuolumne Meadows. Go to the Tuolumne Meadows store/post office on Hwy 120. At the eastern end of the store (=on the left when facing the store) there is a 200 yard cut-through trail behind the store to the main campground. On reaching the main campground road turn left and within 100 yards the backpacker's campground is signed uphill to the right.

  3. YE09 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (37.8735800, -119.3533000) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 293100.0, 4194200.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Yosemite Park East region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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