Monday , August 2 2021

Backpack Little Jimmy – 2 days/1 night

Days:  2
Rating: (Moderate)
Milage: 6+
Elevation Gain/loss:
+800 to Camp
 Min Elevation: 6,665′
Location: Islip Saddle Parking Lot
Trail Head: 34.357098,-117.850710
Type: Loop
Fees: Adventure Pass ($5)
Google Map: Link
Permit: Fire permit from Calfire

Moderate backpack to a forested trail camp just off the PCT at 7500 ft. The nearby year-round spring water will also help lighten your load. Camp is only 2.5 miles and 800′ of elevation from the Islip Saddle parking lot on Highway 2. Day trip to summit of Mt. Islip with spectacular views (4 miles roundtrip, 800 ft elevation). Campsite has vault toilets and fire rings

Bring a valid Adventure Pass (either annual pass or two daily passes to cover both days). May be purchased in advance (there may not be any open this early on Sat morning). REI, Adventure 16, and many other sporting goods stores sell them.

Other Peaks

  • Mount Hawkins (8850′)
  • Throop Peak (9130′)
  • Mount Burnham (8990′)
  • Mount Baden-Powell (9883′)




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