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Mammoth Pass Cutoff

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Trail

2.9 mile 4.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 256' 78 m
Descent: -672' -205 m
High: 9,339' 2,847 m
Low: 8,895' 2,711 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by J Hickok

This trail joins McLeod Lake to the John Muir/PCT over relatively easy terrain on a good trail.

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Description

The cutoff trail from McLeod Lake (near Horshoe Lake in the Mammoth Lakes Basin) to the John Muir Trail (JMT) / Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) rolls over easy terrain on a good, but lesser used, trail. The trail joins the JMT/PCT at Deer Creek where year-round water runs. From there, a short jaunt up-trail leads to Upper Crater Meadows, and shortly down the trail is Lower Crater Meadows and more running water.

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in Mammoth Lakes

#2,623

in California

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