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Dogtooth Peak & Sisters Peaks – Dinkey Lakes, Sierra National Forest

All the neat things to see are pretty close on this trip, so not a lot of mileage to cover. But lots of time can be sent here exploring, rock climbing, swimming, fishing, and hiking. I organized this particular trip … Continue reading

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Butano Loop

This is a nice over-nighter off the coast north of Santa Cruz. The trip total is 11 miles with an elevation gain (and subsequently loss) of 1300 feet. Its in Butano state park in the Santa Cruz mountains, and is … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Outpost Camp to Whitney Portal Trailhead

3.5 Trail Miles 51′ Elevation Gain 2242 Elevation Loss No cumulative elevation gain This is the easiest day of the trip, 3.5 miles and you’re out.

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Day 7 – Guitar Lake, Mt. Whitney to Outpost Camp

9.25 Trail Miles 3,293′ Elevation Gain 4,344′ Elevation Loss 14 Total Miles (includes cumulative elevation gain)

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Day 4 – Big Arroyo Junction to Kern Hotsprings

12.75 Miles 1,189′ Elevation Gain 3,902′ Elevation Loss 14 Total Miles (includes cumulative elevation gain)

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Day 1 – Wolverton Parking Lot to Bearpaw Meadows

10.25 Trail Miles 3,122′ Elevation Gain 2,672′ Elevation Loss 14 Total Miles (includes cumulative elevation gain) My family was leaving from the Bay Area, and my brother’s family was coming from LA County. We decided to leave early on the … Continue reading

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