North Lake Campground via John Muir Trail

based on 36 tracks & routes #52 hike out of 351 in
34.2 mi
Distance
17 hrs 33 min
Time
terrain
4,163 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate one way trail to North Lake Campground in Inyo National Forest.

This trail goes by Bishop Pass, Little Pete Meadow, Big Pete Meadow, Le Conte Canyon, Helen Lake, Muir Pass, and Lamarck Col.



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ForestKan 1 year, 1 month ago
North Lake to South Lake via Lamarck Col
Still requires shuttling or extra hiking, but cuts out the BS of going around to the Evolution Valley. Links Evolution Valley and Dusy basin in one epic, chafe-inducing vision quest. I'm worried about offtrail travel to get through Lamarck Col due to snow conditions. Worried that we would have to carry extra gear and ditch fly rods. On the other hand, the mileage is significantly less. Friday: Pick permits and hike into the base of Lamarck Col Saturday: Hike through the col to Evolution Valley Sunday: Hike to Dusy Basin Monday: Hike out and drive home! '
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Rodolfo Camacho 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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damon 12 months ago
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jtbedard 1 year, 2 months ago
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cfernand65 1 year, 3 months ago
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stevecotugno 2 years ago