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Mammoth Pass Cutoff

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Length

2.9 Miles 4.6 Kilometers

91%

Runnable

Elevation

256' 78 m

Ascent

-672' -205 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

9,339' 2,847 m

High

8,895' 2,711 m

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This trail joins McLeod Lake to the John Muir/PCT over relatively easy terrain on a good trail.

J. Hickok

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This trail features easy running, but it's a little dusty usually. There are a couple of slightly steep but very short climbs.

Description [Suggest Changes]

The cutoff trail from McLeod Lake (near Horshoe Lake in the Mammoth Lakes Basin) to the John Muir Trail (JMT) / Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) rolls over easy terrain on a good, but lesser used, trail. The trail joins the JMT/PCT at Deer Creek where year-round water runs. From there, a short jaunt up-trail leads to Upper Crater Meadows, and shortly down the trail is Lower Crater Meadows and more running water.

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  3.0 from 1 vote

#13

in Mammoth Lakes

#15348

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#13

in Mammoth Lakes

#2,011

in California

#15,348

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