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Leavitt Lake in Stanislaus National Forest

Mono County, California

4.0
7.44 mi / 1385 ft gain

Blue Canyon Lake

Pinecrest, California

3.34 mi / 1184 ft gain

Backpack to Blue Canyon Lake

Highway 108, California

5.0
3.6 mi / 1280 ft gain

Hike to Deadman Lake

Highway 108, California

6 mi / 1700 ft gain

PCT: CA Section J - Sonora Pass to Echo Lake

Arnold, California

73.27 mi / 11811 ft gain

Sonora Peak Trail

Arnold, California

6.41 mi / 2073 ft gain

Emma Lake Trail

Bridgeport, California

1.99 mi / 669 ft gain

Kennedy Meadows to Relief Reservoir Trail

Pinecrest, California

6.24 mi / 1394 ft gain

Kennedy Meadows to Sheep Camp

Pinecrest, California

16.7 mi / 3409 ft gain

Places to stay

Lower Twin Lakes At Bridgeport

Bridgeport, California

Lower Twin Lakes At Bridgeport

Robinson Creek North

Twin Lakes Road

Robinson Creek North

Paha

Twin Lakes Road

Paha

Honeymoon Flat

Bridgeport, California

Honeymoon Flat

Pioneer Trail

Pinecrest, California

Pioneer Trail

Pinecrest

Pinecrest, California

Pinecrest

Guides and stories

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Ryan Longnecker

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

Girls Who Hike

Why Backpacking Clouds Rest Should Make Your Permit Application Lineup

Why Backpacking Clouds Rest Should Make Your Permit Application Lineup

AJ Johnson

A guide to hiking Half Dome

A guide to hiking Half Dome

Kyle Frost

A Beginner's Guide to Photographing Yosemite National Park

A Beginner's Guide to Photographing Yosemite National Park

Kyle Reader

How to Spend Your First Weekend in Yosemite National Park

How to Spend Your First Weekend in Yosemite National Park

Kyle Reader

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