Know Before You Go:
Trail from both trailheads is initially very steep with multiple switchbacks.
Desolation Wilderness Permit, CA
17 Lower Velmas
This zone includes Lower Velma Lake, Upper Velma Lake, Azure Lake, and Granite Lake. Access to this zone is from Bayview or Eagle Falls Trailheads out of Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe. Reservable Quota - 20