A lighter climb day vs. completing the hardest pass day Day Miles Point A to Point B Elevation Gain Elevation Loss June 8 10.54 miles Just below Guitar Lake to Tyndall Creek 1,706 feet 1,909 feet June 9 13.37 miles Tyndall Creek to Vidette Meadow 2,283 feet 3,547 feet Read more of my blabberings onContinue reading “John Muir Trail: Day 3 & 4”
*Originally hiked: July 13, 2019 Ruby Lake lies in the Rock Creek Lake Basin, a very popular fly fishing and hiking destination. We opted to backpack the area and see how far we can get up to Mono Pass or past it. It was a big snow year and with being a little out ofContinue reading “Ruby Lake via Mosquito Flats: John Muir Wilderness”
Mt. Whitney, tallest mountain of the lower 48 is not a hike to be taken lightly. You don’t just wake up and say, hey I think I’m going to hike Mt. Whitney today. Why? Because you shouldn’t! I’ve climbed the summit twice and put together a guide that can help you plan out your adventure if you choose to climb it.
Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 12 miles, option to do Pine Creek & Italy Passes adding 19 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult Elevation gain: 3000 ft to Honeymoon Lake Type: Out-and-back To get to the trailhead: Coming from Los Angeles from the 14 take 395. Once you pass Bishop northbound, about 12 miles down theContinue reading “Pine Creek to Honeymoon Lake – Inyo National Forest”
Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 9.2 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 3323 feet Recommended: lunch for day trip, lots of water To get to the trailhead: From Highway 395 in Lone Pine, CA head west on Whitney Portal Road. Trailhead parking is about 12 miles from Lone Pine. The campground was closes, so IContinue reading “Meysan Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest”