Miles: 12 +/-miles
Days: 4 days, 3 nights (1 day car camping)
Elevation Gain/Loss: 2779’/1213
Max Elevation: 11974′
Min Elevation: 9429′
Type of Trip: Backpacking
Location: Inyo/Kings Canyo
About Bishop Pass & Dusy Basin
The trail to Bishop Pass is one of the great hikes on the southeast side of the Sierras. The trail leads through a succession of beautiful lake basins to a high pass on the Sierra Crest, along the way enjoying great views of Hurd Peak, Mount Goode, the Inconsolable Range and Mount Agassiz. Extend the hike a short distance beyond the pass to a viewpoint with panoramic vistas of Dusy Basin and the peaks of the Black Divide.
A potential for altitude Sickness, trail occasionally borders steep drop-offs, steep sections, slippery sections, loose rocks on the trail, rock fall in steep sections, rattlesnakes, black bears, thunderstorms.