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339 mi 546 km of trail 9 Runs

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 19 Trails Hard Trails 21 Trails

Runs in Sequoia National Forest - 9

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Favorite Crossing the Bull Run Creek
Intermediate

Wiskey Flat Out-and-Back

12.4 mi 19.9 km • Out and Back • 903 ft Ascent 275.35 m Ascent

(1) Kernville, CA
Favorite This is one of the first sequoias on the loop.
Easy

Trail of 100 Giants

1.3 mi 2.1 km • Out and Back • 130 ft Ascent 39.48 m Ascent

(4) Alta Si…, CA
Favorite Fox Meadow TrailHead
Intermediate

Fox Meadow Trailhead to Weaver Lake

4.1 mi 6.6 km • Out and Back • 780 ft Ascent 237.69 m Ascent

(3) Three R…, CA
Favorite On the trail looking NE.
Intermediate

The Needles Lookout

9.9 mi 16.0 km • Out and Back • 1,659 ft Ascent 505.69 m Ascent

(4) Alta Si…, CA
Favorite Church Dome, although "Church Spires" might be a better name. The highest Pinnacle is Class 5 via the easiest route. The pinnacle on the left is Class 5.5. Climbers have given names to twelve of the formations in this picture.
Difficult

Heart of the Domelands

28.3 mi 45.6 km • Point to Point • 3,737 ft Ascent 1139.09 m Ascent

(1) Kernville, CA
Favorite Enjoy the view from 8200' near the top of the Bear Creek Trail looking west.
Difficult

Bear Creek Trail

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Point to Point • 3,642 ft Ascent 1110.11 m Ascent

(1) East Po…, CA
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

Mill Creek Trail Out-and-Back

15.6 mi 25.1 km • Out and Back • 4,320 ft Ascent 1316.84 m Ascent

(1) Bodfish, CA
Favorite Dry Creek meets the Kern River
Difficult

Kern River Upper to Rincon Trail

13.4 mi 21.5 km • Out and Back • 1,831 ft Ascent 558.05 m Ascent

(2) Kernville, CA
Favorite Manter Meadow in the late afternoon. On the right side, there is a sideways view of the Church Dome ridge. You have to leave the trail and hike closer to the meadows for this view.
Difficult

Manter Meadow Loop

9.3 mi 15.0 km • Loop • 1,396 ft Ascent 425.35 m Ascent

(1) Kernville, CA

Trails in Sequoia National Forest - 35

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117.1 mi 188.4 km #1PCT: Walker Pass to Crabtree Meadow (near Mt Whitney)
Intermediate/Difficult
Inyokern, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
117.1 mi 188.4 km Inyokern, CA
4.3 mi 7.0 km #2JO Pass Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km Three Rivers, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #3Freeman Creek Trail
Intermediate
Kernville, CA
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Kernville, CA
16.0 mi 25.7 km #4Keyesville Road to Black Gulch 26S06
Difficult
Lake Isabella, CA
Difficult
16.0 mi 25.7 km Lake Isabella, CA
14.4 mi 23.2 km #5Crawford Road
Intermediate
East Porterville, CA
Intermediate
14.4 mi 23.2 km East Porterville, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #6Stony Creek Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Three Rivers, CA
11.1 mi 17.9 km #7Forks of the Kern (33E20)
Intermediate/Difficult
Kernville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
11.1 mi 17.9 km Kernville, CA
9.7 mi 15.6 km #8Cannell Meadow
Difficult
Kernville, CA
Difficult
9.7 mi 15.6 km Kernville, CA
8.2 mi 13.1 km #9Mill Creek Trail (31E78)
Intermediate
Bodfish, CA
Intermediate
8.2 mi 13.1 km Bodfish, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #10Just Outstanding Trail
Intermediate
Alta Sierra, CA
Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.6 km Alta Sierra, CA
16.6 mi 26.7 km #11Woodpecker Trail #34E08
Very Difficult
Weldon, CA
Very Difficult
16.6 mi 26.7 km Weldon, CA
10.8 mi 17.4 km #12Farewell Gap Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
10.8 mi 17.4 km Three Rivers, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #13Brush Creek Trail
Intermediate
Kernville, CA
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Kernville, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #14Bell Canyon Entrance
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Three Rivers, CA
3.4 mi 5.4 km #15Unal Interpretive Trail
Intermediate
Alta Sierra, CA
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Alta Sierra, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #16Off-trail to Domes Viewpoint
Difficult
Weldon, CA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Weldon, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #17Needles Lookout Trail
Intermediate
Alta Sierra, CA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Alta Sierra, CA
14.6 mi 23.5 km #18Whiskey Flat Trail
Easy
Kernville, CA
Easy
14.6 mi 23.5 km Kernville, CA
7.3 mi 11.8 km #19Big Meadow Trail
Difficult
Kernville, CA
Difficult
7.3 mi 11.8 km Kernville, CA
6.7 mi 10.7 km #20Bear Creek Trail
Difficult
East Porterville, CA
Difficult
6.7 mi 10.7 km East Porterville, CA

Photos of Sequoia National Forest - 44

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Church Dome, although "Church Spires" might be a better name. The highest Pinnacle is Class 5 via the easiest route. The pinnacle on the left is Class 5.5. Climbers have given names to twelve of the formations in this picture.
Jun 18, 2019 near Weldon, CA
There is great fly fishing along the Kern River.
Apr 24, 2017 near Kernville, CA
Dry Creek meets the Kern River
Jul 3, 2019 near Kernville, CA
Enjoy the view from 8200' near the top of the Bear Creek Trail looking west.
Jul 3, 2017 near East Po…, CA
In the middle of the wilderness
Jul 3, 2019 near Kernville, CA
Weaver Lake
Aug 20, 2018 near Three R…, CA
Another view of the river.
Mar 6, 2018 near Kernville, CA
Another view of the scenery
Mar 6, 2018 near Kernville, CA