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Twin Lakes Trail #16E12

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3.2 mile 5.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,216' 370 m
Descent: -51' -16 m
High: 8,136' 2,480 m
Low: 6,954' 2,120 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)

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Sep 29, 2018
Brianna Whisenhunt
Sep 1, 2018
Scott Martin
Limited parking at the trailhead so used the overflow lot by park entrance. About 1/2 to 2/4 mile walk to trailhead. 4mi
Aug 3, 2018
Jakub Tomášek
Gorgeous. Going up the big granite rock up to the lakes with nice views. 6.4mi
Aug 19, 2017
Ben C
Awesome hike. Get's you above tree line and into high Sierra's feel. Short hike, but you definitely do some climbing. Great place to hike & explore. 3.2mi

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Sunset looking west from the bank of the lower twin lake.
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA
Lower Meadow area, heading back near the trailhead.
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA
Our campsite looking southeast in the morning over the upper lake and the waterfall flowing in. Great view from this spot.
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA
Cliff above twin lakes facing west. Amazing views in this area
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA
Stream crossing below the first lake to reach the north side of the lakes. Not hard at all to cross in August
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA
Upper Meadow area about .5 miles from the first twin lake.
Oct 30, 2018 near South L…, CA

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