Robinson Lake is one of the closer lakes by hiking in the Eastern Sierras, but little did we know that it was one of the steeper trails we’ve ever done. The elevation gain is 1,350 feet in 1.4 miles. To say the least that… Continue Reading “Robinson Lake via Onion Valley: Inyo National Forest”
*Originally hiked: August 10, 2019 McGee Creek Canyon is one of those hikes that I’ve been waiting to do, since last year I had to cancel it due to other plans getting in the way. The original overnight permits I got were for Sawmill… Continue Reading “Big McGee Lake via McGee Creek Trail: John Muir Wilderness”
*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… Continue Reading “Ruby Lake via Mosquito Flats: John Muir Wilderness”
We finally got out for a snowshoe hike this year. After 3 days of snowboarding we decided to take a break and go out for a snowshoe hike. I’ve been wanting to do this hike for many years, but we kept opting to snowboard… Continue Reading “Sherwin Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest”
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… Continue Reading “Pine Creek to Honeymoon Lake – Inyo National Forest”
Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Hard Elevation gain: 3000 feet Type: Out-and-back Permits: To hike Meysan Lakes overnight you can either walk-up and get a permit at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center in Lone Pine for free or… Continue Reading “Peanut Lake via Meysan Lakes Trail – 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… Continue Reading “Meysan Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest”