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465 mi 748 km of trail 19 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 35 Trails Intermediate Trails 67 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

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gem Favorite Devils Postpile.

Devils Postpile

(3) Mammoth…, CA
gem Favorite View back Panum Crater Trail

Panum Crater

(2) Mammoth…, CA

Featured Hikes in Inyo National Forest - 19

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Favorite View west from Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult

Mount Whitney via Mount Whitney Trail

20.5 mi 33.0 km • Out and Back • 6,404 ft Ascent 1951.98 m Ascent

(38) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite A view down to Bishop Lake and Saddlerock Lake from the trail just below Bishop Pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

North Lake to South Lake Loop

55.0 mi 88.5 km • Point to Point • 9,037 ft Ascent 2754.56 m Ascent

(6) West Bi…, CA
Favorite Temple Crag.
Difficult

Glacier Lodge to Palisade Glacier

17.9 mi 28.8 km • Out and Back • 4,704 ft Ascent 1433.63 m Ascent

(14) Big Pine, CA
Favorite Tired and happy to be on the summit of Mt. Whitney, a pair of hikers enjoys their accomplishment.
Extremely Difficult

Mt Whitney via the Mountaineer's Route

9.2 mi 14.9 km • Out and Back • 5,928 ft Ascent 1806.72 m Ascent

(10) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite The Duck Pass Trail climbs up the valley from the trailhead at Coldwater Campground.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mammoth Crest - Duck Pass Loop

13.2 mi 21.2 km • Point to Point • 2,875 ft Ascent 876.21 m Ascent

(10) Mammoth…, CA
Favorite View west from Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult

Cottonwood Pass Trail to Whitney Portal

38.7 mi 62.3 km • Point to Point • 7,417 ft Ascent 2260.62 m Ascent

(2) Lone Pine, CA
Favorite To get up to the first lake, this is the most challenging part, followig a sketchy trail up the granite and to the right of the waterfall.
Intermediate

Saddlebag Lake to Conness Lakes

9.0 mi 14.5 km • Out and Back • 842 ft Ascent 256.75 m Ascent

(2) Bridgeport, CA
Favorite From left to right, Mount Morrison, Mount Aggie, and Mount Baldwin viewed from the northeast ridge of Bloody Mountain.
Extremely Difficult

Bloody Mountain via Laurel Lakes Road and the Northeast Ridge

14.1 mi 22.7 km • Loop • 5,100 ft Ascent 1554.34 m Ascent

(2) Mammoth…, CA

Trails in Inyo National Forest - 96

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5.5 mi 8.8 km #1Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 12 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #2Bishop Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
11.9 mi 19.1 km Big Pine, CA 12 
7.7 mi 12.5 km #3North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.5 km Big Pine, CA 13 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #4Kearsarge Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.6 mi 12.2 km Lone Pine, CA 13 
35.0 mi 56.3 km #5JMT: Segment 2 - Tuolomne Meadows to Devils Postpile
Intermediate
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate
35.0 mi 56.3 km Yosemite Valley, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #6Little Lakes Valley #2912
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km West Bishop, CA
5.3 mi 8.6 km #7Sabrina Basin Trail (31E01)
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.6 km West Bishop, CA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #8New Army Pass Trail
Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Lone Pine, CA
14.1 mi 22.6 km #9McGee Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
14.1 mi 22.6 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #10Parker Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #11Old Army Pass Trail
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Lone Pine, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km #12Minaret Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
9.7 mi 15.6 km #13Taboose Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.7 mi 15.6 km Big Pine, CA
8.4 mi 13.5 km #14Mount Whitney Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.4 mi 13.5 km Lone Pine, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15South Tufa Vista Trail
Easy
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #16Hungry Packer Lake Trail (31E01C)
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Big Pine, CA
2.3 mi 3.8 km #17Lower Rainbow Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Discovery Trail
Intermediate
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #19Glass Mountain Route
Difficult
Bishop, CA
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Bishop, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km #20Druid Stones Loop Trail
Intermediate
West Bishop, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km West Bishop, CA

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