Convict Lake Backcountry – John Muir Wilderness

I have a confession to make.  I don’t usually like to do the same trail twice because there is just so much more trails out there to see.  But, this year I have returned a few times to the same trails, Convict Lake Backcountry being one. Convict Lake is a beautiful alpine lake just southContinue reading “Convict Lake Backcountry – John Muir Wilderness”

Convict Lake Backcountry – Inyo National Forest

Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 25.9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 6000 feet Description: Map – Mammoth High Country Map (Tom Harrison) Permits – Quotas in effect May – Nov; available online in advance: $5/person Day 1: Convict Lake to Mildred Lake After a good 5 hour drive we arrived at the trailheads parking lot whichContinue reading “Convict Lake Backcountry – Inyo National Forest”