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65 mi 104 km of trail 3 Runs

Easy Trails 6 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Runs in Bishop Basin - 3

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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 A view of the main block of the northern part of the Palisades, with (from left to right) Mount Agassiz, Mount Winchell, Thunderbolt Peak, North Palisade, and the triangular peak in the foreground is Isosceles Peak.

New Run

26.8 mi 43.2 km • Point to Point • 7,457 ft Ascent 2272.86 m Ascent

(0) Big Pine, CA
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New Run

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Point to Point • 2,146 ft Ascent 654.03 m Ascent

(0) Big Pine, CA

Trails in Bishop Basin - 13

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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 
29.6 mi 47.7 km #2JMT: Segment 5 - Muir Trail Ranch to Bishop Pass at LeConte Ca…
Intermediate/Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
29.6 mi 47.7 km West Bishop, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Hungry Packer Lake Trail (31E01C)
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Big Pine, CA
4.9 mi 7.9 km #4Piute Pass Trail
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.9 km West Bishop, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Tyee Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Big Pine, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #6Baboon Lakes Trail (31E01A)
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Big Pine, CA
2.3 mi 3.6 km #7Chocolate-Ruwau Loop Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.6 km Big Pine, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Moonlight Lake Trail
Easy
Big Pine, CA
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Big Pine, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #9Lamarck Lakes Trail (30E04)
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km West Bishop, CA
6.2 mi 9.9 km #10Lamarck Col Trail
Difficult
West Bishop, CA
Difficult
6.2 mi 9.9 km West Bishop, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11Emerald Lakes to Hungry Packer Tail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Big Pine, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #12Emerald Lakes Trail
Easy
Big Pine, CA
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km Big Pine, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #13Marie Louise Lakes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Big Pine, CA

Photos of Bishop Basin - 57

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Topsy Turvy Lake and the Sierra Crest. This is only about half of the full panorama.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
From up the rocks north of Blue Lake looking towards the main crest of Sierras.
Apr 21, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Looking across Middle Fork Basin towards Piute Crags (orange) with Topsy Turvy Lake in the distance.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Falls cascade below Moonlight Lake.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Sailor Lake towards Mt Haeckel, on the right.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Looking south across Dingleberry Lake.
Apr 21, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Mt. Goode over Long Lake early morning.
Aug 12, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Hungry Packer Lake is stunning in the summer.
May 5, 2017 near Big Pine, CA

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