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624 mi 1,005 km of trail 13 Runs

Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 54 Trails Hard Trails 33 Trails
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Runs in Sierra National Forest - 14

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Favorite The top of Nevada Falls is the best place on earth.
Difficult

John Muir Trail (JMT)

210.6 mi 339.0 km • Point to Point • 44,576 ft Ascent 13586.7 m Ascent

(12) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Tehipite Valley from the Middle Fork Trail.
Difficult

Tehipite Valley

31.3 mi 50.3 km • Out and Back • 6,375 ft Ascent 1943.02 m Ascent

(1) Squaw V…, CA
Favorite Shadow Lake in hanging valley above deeply glaciated canyon of San Joaquin River with Mt. Ritter and Banner Peak in center right.
Difficult

Agnew Meadows to Thousand Island Lake

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Point to Point • 2,091 ft Ascent 637.2 m Ascent

(6) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite The Duck Pass Trail climbs up the valley from the trailhead at Coldwater Campground.
Difficult

Ram Lake via Duck Pass and John Muir Trail

20.0 mi 32.2 km • Out and Back • 3,905 ft Ascent 1190.28 m Ascent

(1) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Upper Rainbow Falls
Intermediate

Upper and Lower Rainbow Falls

3.5 mi 5.7 km • Out and Back • 408 ft Ascent 124.4 m Ascent

(8) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Rancheria Falls - July 2017
Intermediate

Rancheria Falls

1.7 mi 2.7 km • Out and Back • 240 ft Ascent 73.27 m Ascent

(5) Auberry, CA
Favorite View from one of the top pools of Willow Creek.
Intermediate

Angel Falls and McLeod Flat from Bass Lake

1.0 mi 1.6 km • Loop • 240 ft Ascent 73.24 m Ascent

(6) Oakhurst, CA
Favorite Cascade on River Trail near a large campsite.
Difficult

The River Trail

6.5 mi 10.4 km • Point to Point • 1,560 ft Ascent 475.59 m Ascent

(1) Mammoth…, CA

Trails in Sierra National Forest - 81

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2.9 mi 4.6 km #1Lewis Creek Trail
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Oakhurst, CA 14 
7.5 mi 12.0 km #2Minaret Creek Trail
Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Difficult
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
29.6 mi 47.7 km #3JMT: Segment 5 - Muir Trail Ranch to Bishop Pass at LeConte Ca…
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
29.6 mi 47.7 km West Bishop, CA
9.4 mi 15.1 km #4Goodale Pass Trail #28E20
Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Difficult
9.4 mi 15.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
182.8 mi 294.3 km #5PCT: Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow (Yosemite)
Very Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Very Difficult
182.8 mi 294.3 km Lone Pine, CA
20.5 mi 33.1 km #6JMT: Segment 4 - Lake Edison to Muir Trail Ranch
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
20.5 mi 33.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
29.3 mi 47.2 km #7JMT: Segment 3 - Devils Postpile to Lake Edison
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
29.3 mi 47.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
4.8 mi 7.8 km #8Seven Gables and Vee Lake Route
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km West Bishop, CA
2.3 mi 3.8 km #9Bear Lake Basin Route
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.8 km West Bishop, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Dogtooth Peak Trail
Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Auberry, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #11Graveyard of Giants Trail
Intermediate
Oakhurst, CA
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Oakhurst, CA
11.4 mi 18.3 km #12Blue Canyon Trail
Difficult
Squaw Valley, CA
Difficult
11.4 mi 18.3 km Squaw Valley, CA
4.5 mi 7.2 km #13Devils Bathtub Trail #27e03
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
2.9 mi 4.6 km #14Sandpiper Lake Trail
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km West Bishop, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #15Agnew Pass #2642
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
12.3 mi 19.7 km #16Piute Canyon Trail
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
12.3 mi 19.7 km West Bishop, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #17Hites Cove Trail
Difficult
Midpines, CA
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Midpines, CA
5.8 mi 9.3 km #18Cliff Lake Trail
Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Intermediate
5.8 mi 9.3 km Auberry, CA
19.6 mi 31.6 km #19Blackcap Trail 29E03
Difficult
Auberry, CA
Difficult
19.6 mi 31.6 km Auberry, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #20Mammoth Pass to Reds Meadow
Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Mammoth Lakes, CA

Photos of Sierra National Forest - 179

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Duck Lake and Pika Lake viewed from the top of Duck Pass.
Oct 17, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Duck Lake in the afternoon light.
Oct 17, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Cliff Lake from midway up the Cliff.
Nov 14, 2017 near Auberry, CA
Enjoying some whiskey and a snickers at an over look of Minaret Lake gazing at the Minarets.
Aug 13, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA
Shadow Creek gurgles near the John Muir Trail in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.
Jan 25, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
The clear waters of Ram Lake.
Oct 17, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Thousand Island Lake July 9, 2018
Oct 16, 2019 near Mammoth…, CA
Thousand Island Lake shines a deep blue on the approach along the John Muir Trail.
Feb 2, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA

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