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August 2019

Pioneer Basin – 3-day Backpack (Intermediate)

August 2 @ 7:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm
Little Lakes Valley Trailhead (Gem Lakes), Little Lakes Valley Trail
Bishop, CA 93514 US
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*Manual waitlist* 1. Join us (6 total) on an Intermediate, 3 day, 2 night, backpacking trip to the Pioneer Basin in the Eastern Sierra near Bishop. About 20 total backpack miles; maybe 10-15 miles of off-trail hiking/scrambling to peaks without packs. Itinerary is still being finalized, but generally we are backpacking to set up camp in Pioneer Basin for 2 nights. From there we will do some day-hiking and possibly peakbagging. 2. Please note that this is not a guided…

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Cottonwood Lakes to Mt Langley 14k

August 2 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 12:00 pm
Horseshoe Meadow, 36.452156, -118.170472
Lone Pine, CA US
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14,026′ Mount Langley is one of the easiest of California's fourteeners to climb. A hiking trail starts at nearby Horseshoe Meadow, at an elevation of about 10,000 feet (3,048 m), passes scenic Cottonwood Lakes, and climbs through New Army Pass. From there hikers travel cross-country to Old Army Pass, where they may pick up the recently constructed Class 1 Mount Langley Trail. Hikers follow a series of large rock cairns for the two mile push to the summit, which includes…

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White Mountain Summit day hike – 14,246

August 4 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Bishop Bishop, CA 93514 US + Google Map

WARNING: DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE White Mountain Peak, at 14,252-foot and northeast of Bishop, CA, is the highest peak in the White Mountain range of California, the highest peak in Mono County, and the third highest peak in the state after Mount Whitney and Mount Williamson.It is across the Owens Valley from the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, and is an extinct volcano that doesn't receive as much precipitation as it's neighbors to the west. Mileage: ~ 14 miles or lessStarting…

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March 2020

Weekend Backpacking

March 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The original dates were denied...I will be re-posting the trip on a later date. I will make this an open forum. Trying to get an idea what trips people are looking for. Trips we have done in the past. TUOLUMNE MEADOWS TO YOSEMITE VALLEY Days: 2-3 DaysRating: (Moderate/Strenuous)Milage: 27 +Elevation Gain/lost:+6193’/-10864″Location: Tuolumne Meadows/ Cathedral Lake QUARTZ MOUNTAIN TO CHAIN LAKES: YOSEMITE Days: 2Rating: (Moderate)Milage: 12 +Elevation Gain/loss:+900 to 1500″Max Elevation :9,300′ +Min Elevation: 8,037′Location: Sierra National ForrestType: In & Out:…

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Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin

Miles: 15 +/-miles Days: 3 days, 2 nights Elevation Gain/Loss: 2779’/1213 Max Elevation: 11974′ Min Elevation: 9429′ Type of Trip: Backpacking Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Location: Inyo/Kings Canyon About Bishop Pass & Dusy Basin The trail to Bishop Pass is one of the great hikes on the southeast side of the Sierras. …

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Yosemite Creek to El Capitan

Miles: 20 +/-miles Days: 3 days, 2 nights (does not include travel time) Elevation Gain/loss: 2899’/6119 Max Elevation: 7718′ Min Elevation: 3975 Type of Trip: Backpacking Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Location:  Yosemite National Park Starting Point: Yosemite Creek Campground Ending: Yosemite Falls (Valley) Topo Map GPX: Download Google Maps:  >>Link<<  

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Taft Point to Yosemite Valley

Miles: 22 +/-miles Days: 3 days, 2 nights (1-day car camping) Elevation Gain/Loss: 6124/9838 Max Elevation: 8606 Min Elevation: 4042′ Type of Trip: Backpacking Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Location:  Yosemite GPX: Download Google Maps:  >>Link<< Trails The Pohono Trail This east-west hike along Yosemite Valley’s south rim, going from Glacier Point to the Tunnel View (or, less frequently, vice …

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Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin

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 Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Location:  Inyo/Kings Canyo GPX: Download Google Maps:  >>Link<< About Bishop Pass & Dusy Basin The trail to Bishop Pass is one of the great hikes on the southeast side of …

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Sequoia-Kings Canyon – Redwood Canyon Loop

Days:  2 Days Rating: (Moderate) Milage: 10+ Elevation Gain/loss: +2475’ -2468 Max Elevation :6894′ Min Elevation: 5508′ Location: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Trail Head: Redwood Canyon Trailhead Type: Loop GPS: 36.707540, -118.921041 Google Map: GPX File This trail offer hikers the opportunity to visit one of the largest sequoia groves in Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park in …

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Snow Camping Yosemite

Winter transforms Yosemite’s familiar landscapes; exploring in winter is like finding a whole new park. But winter is less forgiving for the wilderness traveler, and some extra precautions are in order. Weather: Winter in Yosemite is snowy and cold, though sunny and chilly days are not uncommon. Yosemite Valley & …

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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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