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Oct 24, 2005 - Yosemite National Park

Oct. 24 - Yosemite National Park We were more cautious traveling downhill from Sequoia. Decided to take the car off, this way we barely used the brakes descending 6,000 feet in about 20 miles. Was a nice 5% grade all the way down. I thought the route that we picked to enter Yosemite (Hwy 140) was the most gradual route. It probably is, but you end up climbing 3,000 feet and then dropping 3,000 feet to the bottom of the river valley, which you then follow all the way up 4,000 feet to Yosemite. There was one steep section of about 3 miles...

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