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Recommended Routes in Kaweah Basin - 1

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Favorite Upper Little Five Lakes watching the sunset reflect off of  the Kaweahs.
Difficult

Mineral King Loop : Timber Gap, Kaweah Gap, Sawtooth Pass

42.4 mi 68.2 km 11,695' Up 3564.53 m Up 11,675' Down 3558.55 m Down

Three R…, CA

Kaweah Basin Hiking

  • 140 Miles 225 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Kaweah Basin - 7

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66.5 mi 107.0 km #1High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 21 
3.9 mi 6.4 km #2Moraine Lake Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
8.2 mi 13.1 km #3Kaweah Basin Unmaintained Route
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
2.8 mi 4.6 km #4Red Spur Lakes Plateau Unmaintained Route
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #5Redwood Meadow/Bearpaw (South Spur)
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
11.0 mi 17.8 km #6Big Arroyo
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7Big Five Lakes - Buckhorn Pass
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA

Photos of Kaweah Basin - 27

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Upper Little Five Lakes watching the sunset reflect off of  the Kaweahs.
Sep 12, 2016 near Three R…, CA
After crossing Kaweah Gap.
Oct 6, 2017 near Three R…, CA
Kern-Kaweah Canyon looking towards Colby Pass, Table Mt. and Kern Point taken from the north end of the Red Spur.
Apr 27, 2017 near Lone Pine, CA
This was taken from the lower end of Kaweah Basin looking toward Mt. Kaweah on the left and Kaweah Queen on the right. Para-Queen Col is the low point to the left of Kaweah Queen.
Apr 20, 2017 near Lone Pine, CA
View of Kaweah Queen and Black Kaweah over Big arroyo and Nine Lakes Basin
Sep 28, 2016 near Three R…, CA
Hamilton Gorge Tunnel - High Sierra Trail
Sep 28, 2016 near Three R…, CA
Looking towards the north end of the Red Spur from the gap leading here from Picket Creek. To get to Red Spur Lakes, climb the ridge where the trees are on the extreme left
Apr 20, 2017 near Lone Pine, CA
Looking up toward 9-lake basin after descending Kaweah gap.
Jan 1, 2016 near Three R…, CA