Tag: Elevation

Chicken Spring Lake – Golden Trout Wilderness

Where: Golden Trout Wilderness Mileage: 8.6 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Easy Elevation gain: 1330 feet Recommended: swim suit if it’s summer and you want to swim   To get to the trailhead: Take Route 395 from the city of Lone Pine, turn west on Whitney…

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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…

Convict Lake Backcountry – Inyo National Forest

Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 25.9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 6000 feet Description: Map – Mammoth High Country Map (Tom Harrison) Permits – Quotas in effect May – Nov; available online in advance: $5/person Day 1: Convict Lake to Mildred Lake After a good…