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North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail

 5 votes

Length

7.7 Miles 12.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

3,434' 1,047 m

Ascent

-94' -29 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

11,211' 3,417 m

High

7,819' 2,383 m

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Follows the North Fork of Big Pine Creek by lakes 1 through 3

Daniel Birdwell

Overview

Features: Lake — River/Creek — Spring — Views — Waterfall
Dogs: Off-leash

Description

The trail from the Glacier Lodge slowly climbs into the alpine. You start higher up on the hillside, and then after several miles the trail converges with the creek at a waterfall. Here, the trail takes you through a birch forest and past an old stone cabin.

You'll eventually come out of the forested area into an area several hundred feet above the lakes to the east. You'll also see the impressive Temple Crag on the other side of the lakes. Pass lakes 1, 2, and 3 and enjoy the views as each lake has something new to offer.

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Jul 22, 2017
Fritz Grigsby
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May 2, 2017
Silas Perez
Sep 8, 2016
Monica Stapleton

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  4.8 from 5 votes

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  4.8 from 5 votes
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in California

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