Popular Trips in Kings Canyon National Park
JMT Day 19
Day 19 of a 22 day trek on the John Muir Trail. I'll be adding details and the other days in the near future, but for now, you can read my overview of our trip on SoCal Hiker.
JMT Day 20
Day 20 of our 22 day backpacking trip on the John Muir Trail. I'll be posting additional details and the remaining days as time permits. For now, you can read my overview of the trip at SoCal Hiker.
Day 22 of our three week backpacking trip on the entire John Muir Trail. This was our final day. It began with a hike from Guitar Lake to the Trail Crest, where we dropped our packs and hiked to the top of Mt. Whitney -- the official southern terminus of the JMT. We returned to the Trail Crest, picked up our packs and hiked the long, grueling trail back to our car...
A leisurely three day trip to the top of Whitney. We camped at Outpost Camp rather than the somewhat austere Trail Camp.Couldn't have asked for better weather.
Onion Valley, Kearsarge Pass (11760 ft), Kearsarge Lakes
Independence, California, United States
Day hike from Onion Valley to Kearsarge Pass and Kearsarge Lakes.
Big Pine Lakes
Bishop, California, United States
A weekend trip up to Big Pine Lakes. We hiked in and camped between first and second lake for three days. We did a day hike up to Sam Mack Meadow.
Mt Whitney, Mountaineers Route
Whitney Portal, California, United States
This was a great trip to Mt Whitney summit in the snow up the Mountaineer's Route. During the summer, this route is a scramble up a rocky chute filled with loose rock. For our trip, most of the route was snow. While distance-wise this is the shortest route to the summit, only 4 miles are so, there is no real trail and has a couple of significant obstacles, the first is the...