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Gardner Meadows Trail #20E02

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Trail

1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 130' 40 m
Descent: -299' -91 m
High: 8,571' 2,612 m
Low: 8,363' 2,549 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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A short trail connecting the Highland Lakes with the Pacific Crest Trail

Tilman Giese

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Description

The trail heads east from the parking lot near Lower Highland Lake with a few good views towards Tryon Peak. You reach the boundary of Carson-Iceberg Wilderness after about 0.6 miles, shortly followed by the junction with Disaster Creek Trail #20E03. Keep left and cross Lower Gardner Meadown. The trails end on Wolf Creek Pass as you reach PCT: Sonora Pass to Echo Lake.

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Oct 27, 2018
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Lower Gardner Meadown
Oct 11, 2019 near South L…, CA
Condensation trails above Lower Gardner Meadown
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