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Shadow Creek Trail #614

Intermediate/Difficult

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8.3 mile 13.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,300' 701 m
Descent: -692' -211 m
High: 10,320' 3,146 m
Low: 8,051' 2,454 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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Trail shared by Scot Angus

A great trail through a valley, glacier rocks, along Shadow Creek passing Shadow Lake and Ediza Lake.

Scot Angus

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Aug 16, 2017
Maria Kolakowska
Aug 16, 2017
Simon Favreau-Lessard
Aug 26, 2016
Rachael Goodwin
Aug 6, 2016
Maria Kolakowska
Oct 1, 2015
Doug Jones
Loop on High Trail to Thousand Island Lk south on JMT to Shadow Lk trail exit. 4.1mi

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Shadow Creek gurgles near the John Muir Trail in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.
Jan 25, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
Iceberg Lake, CA. (day hike from our Ediza Lake backpacking trip)
May 6, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
Newly reconstructed bridge across Shadow Creek. Imagine how high the water was when it took out the old bridge.
Aug 6, 2019 near Mammoth…, CA
Looking up at Banner and Ritter.
Aug 13, 2015 near Mammoth…, CA

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