Terrain: Steep and Moderately Technical (some Scrambling at the end, loose rocks). Steep switchbacks after Garabaldi lake and then becomes a steady incline through meadows before picking back up again.
Distance: 29km (including hike to Garabaldi)
Trail Running: Experienced/Advanced
Camping: Yes (Garabaldi and Taylor Meadows)
Views: Excellent along the route, surrounding mountains
Top Essentials Required: 1-11
Great hike with views. Tough in sections. Consider camping and only taking a small pack. Consider a good pair of shoes for the scrambling. Cold at the top. Take filter equipment or stove to boil water at the campsite.