Merced Lake 2010

Wilderness

Interesting Facts & Highlights

Yosemite

John Muir mentioned the lake in 1872 while heading to glaciers at the head of the river, calling it Shadow Lake. Then Merced name was first shown on the Mt Lyell 30' map in 1901. Some maps of the era do not even show a lake!

Elevation & GPS

7212
37.73823ºN-119.41301ºW

Activity

2010 Gn, Mz Hi-Sierra camp

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