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Bishop Pass Trail - South Lake, CA

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Rated  Favorite Wish List CA > Sierra Nevada
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Difficulty 4 of 5
Distance Round Trip 11 miles
Trailhead Elevation 9,875 feet
Elevation Gain 2,165 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,333 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 22.67
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24  2018-07-21 John9L
50  2018-07-02 JimmyLyding
22  2016-09-12
Chocolate Lakes & Treasure Lakes
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20  2016-09-12
Chocolate Lakes & Treasure Lakes
Tortoise_Hiker
16  2016-09-12
Chocolate Lakes & Treasure Lakes
johnlp
23  2015-09-05
Thunderbolt Peak
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28  2014-10-06 Oregon_Hiker
16  2013-09-11 PatrickL
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  6:35am - 4:43pm
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Dusy Basin Trail
0.0 mi away
16.0 mi
2,780 ft
Chocolate Lakes
0.0 mi away
7.1 mi
1,000 ft
Treasure Lakes
0.0 mi away
5.8 mi
1,461 ft
Muir Pass via Bishop Pass
0.0 mi away
38.6 mi
9,000 ft
Sabrina Basin Trail 31E01
Sabrina Basin Trail 31E01
3.9 mi away
5.8 mi
2,149 ft
Lake Sabrina to Hungry Packer Lake
4.1 mi away
13.2 mi
2,140 ft
Baboon Lakes
4.1 mi away
9.0 mi
2,000 ft
Midnight Lake
4.1 mi away
13.0 mi
2,000 ft
Paiute Pass Trail 30E01
5.2 mi away
Bishop Creek Waterfalls
5.4 mi away
1.0 mi
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Starting at beautiful South Lake, the trail climbs to the valley between the Inconsolable Range and Hurd Peak. A popular day hike loops around Chocolate Peak and rejoins the main trail at Long Lake. The Chocolate Lake loop is not recommended for stock. The trail to Bishop Pass climbs a series of granite benches, each holding lakes and ponds. The highest lakes are tinted with glacial melt at the foot of Mt.Thompson and Mt.Goode. Over Bishop Pass is the backcountry of Kings Canyon National Park, with the trail continuing to Dusy Basin and LeConte Canyon where it meets the John Muir Trail. This is an active bear area so you must use bear resistant food storage containers to secure your food and refuse.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    From Bishop go west on Line Street (Hwy 168). Follow Hwy 168 in the direction of South Lake. At the end of the road past the boat ramp, a paved parking lot has day use and some overnight parking spots. Additional overnight parking is allowed roadside near Parcher's Resort.
    page created by HAZ_Hikebot on Mar 09 2010 11:36 pm
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