I have a permit for 4 people for this 30-mile, 4-day trek. We will be starting Monday, July 29 but will head out to camp near the entrance of the park Sunday, July 28 to get an early start on Monday. There are more permits available leaving from the White Wolf trailhead; call[masked] for a permit if more than 4 people sign up.
Bear canisters are required, and can be rented at the permit office.
Day 1: White Wolf to Pate Valley, around 10 miles. (descending into canyon)
Day 2: Pate Valley to Return Creek along the Tuolumne River, 10 miles.
Day 3: Return Creek to Glen Aulin, 5 miles, then day hike up Cold Canyon Trail or peak bag Tuolumne Peak if we like.
Day 4: Glen Aulin to Tuolumne Visitor Center, 6 miles (ascending out of canyon), catch hiker bus back to car at 2:15, drive home.