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478 mi 769 km of trail 21 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 38 Trails Intermediate Trails 71 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

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Gems in Inyo National Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Devils Postpile.

Devils Postpile

(4) Mammoth…, CA
gem Favorite View back Panum Crater Trail

Panum Crater

(3) Mammoth…, CA

Runs in Inyo National Forest - 21

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Favorite View west from Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult

Mount Whitney via Mount Whitney Trail

20.5 mi 33.0 km • Out and Back • 6,404 ft Ascent 1951.98 m Ascent

(40) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite A view down to Bishop Lake and Saddlerock Lake from the trail just below Bishop Pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

North Lake to South Lake Loop

55.0 mi 88.5 km • Point to Point • 9,037 ft Ascent 2754.56 m Ascent

(6) West Bi…, CA
Favorite Temple Crag.
Difficult

Glacier Lodge to Palisade Glacier

17.9 mi 28.8 km • Out and Back • 4,704 ft Ascent 1433.63 m Ascent

(14) Big Pine, CA
Favorite Gorgeous views and a welcome break await you on the summit of Mount Whitney.
Extremely Difficult

Mt Whitney via the Mountaineer's Route

9.2 mi 14.9 km • Out and Back • 5,928 ft Ascent 1806.72 m Ascent

(10) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite The Duck Pass Trail climbs up the valley from the trailhead at Coldwater Campground.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mammoth Crest - Duck Pass Loop

13.2 mi 21.2 km • Point to Point • 2,875 ft Ascent 876.21 m Ascent

(11) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite View west from Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult

Cottonwood Pass Trail to Whitney Portal

38.7 mi 62.3 km • Point to Point • 7,417 ft Ascent 2260.62 m Ascent

(2) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite To get up to the first lake, this is the most challenging part, followig a sketchy trail up the granite and to the right of the waterfall.
Intermediate

Saddlebag Lake to Conness Lakes

9.0 mi 14.5 km • Out and Back • 842 ft Ascent 256.75 m Ascent

(2) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite Convict Lake in the fall, aspen trees are firing in color.
Easy/Intermediate

Convict Lake Trail

2.6 mi 4.1 km • Point to Point • 170 ft Ascent 51.72 m Ascent

(11) Mammoth…, CA

Trails in Inyo National Forest - 101

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11.9 mi 19.1 km #1Bishop Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
11.9 mi 19.1 km Big Pine, CA 14 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #2Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 13 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #3Kearsarge Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.6 mi 12.2 km Lone Pine, CA 15 
7.7 mi 12.5 km #4North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.5 km Big Pine, CA 13 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #5Little Lakes Valley #2912
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km West Bishop, CA
35.0 mi 56.3 km #6JMT: Segment 2 - Tuolomne Meadows to Devils Postpile
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
35.0 mi 56.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #7New Army Pass Trail
Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Lone Pine, CA
8.4 mi 13.5 km #8Mount Whitney Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.4 mi 13.5 km Lone Pine, CA
14.1 mi 22.6 km #9McGee Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
14.1 mi 22.6 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10South Tufa Vista Trail
Easy
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #11Parker Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km #12Minaret Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #13Discovery Trail
Intermediate
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #14Old Army Pass Trail
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Lone Pine, CA
9.7 mi 15.6 km #15Taboose Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.7 mi 15.6 km Big Pine, CA
3.6 mi 5.9 km #16Methuselah Loop Trail
Intermediate
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.9 km Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA 10 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Hungry Packer Lake Trail (31E01C)
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Big Pine, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #18Glass Mountain Route
Difficult
Bishop, CA
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Bishop, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km #19Druid Stones Loop Trail
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km West Bishop, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #20Palisade Glacier Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Big Pine, CA

Photos of Inyo National Forest - 351

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Convict Lake in the fall, aspen trees are firing in color.
Aug 14, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
Mono Lake and Walker Lake from just below Lower Sardine Lake
Sep 26, 2019 near Mammoth…, CA
Topsy Turvy Lake and the Sierra Crest. This is only about half of the full panorama.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Aspens, all dressed up for autumn.
Aug 26, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
The Duck Pass Trail climbs up the valley from the trailhead at Coldwater Campground.
Oct 17, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Parker Lake
Aug 1, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
Lundy Canyon and the first falls
Oct 5, 2018 near Bridgeport, CA
McCloud Lake and Mammoth Crest
Jul 30, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA

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