Thursday , October 28 2021

Eddie Alvarez

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San Jacinto Snow Camping

Days:  2 Days Rating: (Moderate) Milage: 12+ Elevation Gain/lost: +2501’ Max Elevation :10750′ Min Elevation: 8367′ Location: San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Head: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Type: Loop GPS: 33.837345, -116.614040 Google Map: GPX File Mount San Jacinto stands 10,834 feet above sea level and is the second highest mountain range in Southern California. …

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The Domelands – Wind Caves

Days:  2 Days Rating: (Easy/Moderate) Milage: 12+ Elevation Gain/lost: +1655’/-1670″  Max Elevation :1200′ Min Elevation: 540′ Location: Anza Borrego (Domeland – Wind Caves) Trail Head: 32.80498, -116.07434 Type: Loop GPS: (road) 32.77906, -116.09002 Google Map: GPX File Not only does this hike take in the Wind Caves, but it also offers outstanding views of …

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PCT Gear Review

Spencer, one of our fellow members has put together a video reviewing his current gear set up. He also has his own meetup group at https://www.meetup.com/Pacific-Crest-Trail-Section-Hikers-Backpackers/

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Calcite Mines/Slots Anza Borrego Car Camp

Days:  2 Days Rating: (Easy/Moderate) Milage: 6+ Elevation Gain/lost: +1100’/-1121″  Max Elevation :1200′ Min Elevation: 540′ Location: Anza Borrego (Calcite Mines) Trail Head: 33.281081, -116.096349 Type: Loop Topo/Map Google Map: GPX File Download Description: Begin from the parking area on the north side of S22 at mile marker 34 where a truck trail descends sharply into …

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The John Muir Trail (According To Chris)

Cool Vid.. The John Muir Trail (According To Chris) Full Length Film HD 4K Promotion sponsored by www.BackpackingLight.com Trip Details: Aug 24 to Sept 12, 2016. Solo hike from Yosemite Valley to Whitney Portal. Itinerary: Aug 22 (setup day): Dow Villa Motel in Lone Pine, CA Aug 23 (setup day …

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San Bernardino Peak Trail

The San Bernardino Peak Trail and the Divide Trail both offer outstanding views in all directions. The flatlands of the Inland Empire lay nearly 10,000 vertical feet below Limber Pine Camp and the trail above. This is a wilderness area within the Sand to Snow National Monument.

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COYOTE GULCH – UTAH

Located in the vast Grand Staircase-Escalante desert, Coyote Gulch is a winding, semi-narrow canyon that snakes its way down through incredible red rock country, and joins with the Escalante River just above Lake Powell. The hike is long, best suited for an overnighter, though it can be hiked in one …

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Sequoia & King Canyon – Rae Lakes

Days:  2-3 Days Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous) Milage: 24+ Elevation Gain/lost: +3400’/-3309″ (optional + 2700′) Max Elevation :13,338′ Min Elevation: 7,654′ Location: Big Pine Trail Head: 37.128044, -118.427479 Type: Loop Topo/Map Google Map: GPX File Download Rae Lakes is a series of lakes in the Sierra Nevada, located in Kings Canyon National Park, eastern Fresno County, …

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Big Pine – North Fork

Days:  2-3 Days Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous) Milage: 24+ Elevation Gain/lost: +3400’/-3309″ (optional + 2700′) Max Elevation :13,338′ Min Elevation: 7,654′ Location: Big Pine Trail Head: 37.128044, -118.427479 Type: Loop Topo/Map Google Map: GPX File Download Going to the popular First through Seventh Lakes up the canyon north of Mount Sill, this trail also offers views …

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Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley

Days:  3-4 Days Rating: (Moderate/Strenuous) Milage: 27 + Elevation Gain/lost: +6193’/-10864″ Location: Lyell Canyon Trailhead Trail Head: 37.877371, -119.337989 Type: oneway Google Map:<<click here>> GPX File Download Vogelsang Pass >> Rafferty Creek >> Cathedral Lakes >> Tuolumne Meadow is just that; an enormous meadow, very beautiful, but even more so in the spring with the …

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