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Hump Trail

 3 votes

1.5 Miles 2.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

1,142' 348 m

Ascent

-145' -44 m

Descent

9,448' 2,880 m

High

8,316' 2,535 m

Low

16%

Avg Grade (9°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

All Clear

49 days agoUpdate

The Hump Trail takes a strenuous but rewarding shortcut to Heather Lake.

Tilman Giese

Overview

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Description

This trail will lead you up to Heather Lake on a steeper ascent than Watchtower Trail. The way up is fairly strenuous, but once you have reached the top, you can get a few good views.

The trail zigzags a number of times until it keeps going up straight. Most of the trail will lead you through the forest where you don't really have a nice view. Once you reach the ridge, you can look into the valley that Marble Fork Kaweah River has carved over time, with Mt. Silliman on the left.

After crossing the ridge, the trail quickly zigzags down again to merge with Watchtower Trail and the greater Lakes Trail.

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Jul 15, 2017
Tilman Giese
Oct 31, 2016
Aki Nishiyama
Jun 4, 2016
Jon Haggstrom
I think this is also known as the Hump Trail - it's not a bad trail - has some pretty steep grades. There is still quite a bit of snow on the trails. — 13h 00m

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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in California

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