Summit Lake Loop via N. Fork Big Pine Creek Trail

5 reviews #40 hike out of 602 in
15.7 mi
Distance
8 hrs 4 min
Time
terrain
3,576 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult loop trail to Summit Lake in Inyo National Forest.

This trail goes by Big Pine Creek Trailhead, Cienega Mirth, Big Pine Creek Number 2 6-011 Dam, Third Lake, Sixth Lake, Fourth Lake, and Black Lake.



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    2 months ago
    Fantastic Hike easy trail to follow,vistas and surrounding were absolutely beautiful,lakes are stunning 🤩 went all the way to sixth Lakes,Next I will backpack and get to the Palisade Glacier,5th Lake was my favorite. Highly recommend it,Happy Hiking
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    2 years, 4 months ago
    Amazing lakes!! We just did 1st, 2nd and 3th lakes and it was beautiful!!
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anthonyata41 2 years, 3 months ago
Temple Crag Hike
Day 1 - Camp 1: Lons Cabin 3 miles. 1600 Elevation gain Day 2 - Camp 2: Lake 3 2.5 miles. 1000ft Elevation gain Scouting on approach for climb Day 2 - Camp 2: Climb Day 3 - Exit
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Toby 2 years, 4 months ago
North Fork Big Pine Creek
Stellar hike up a glacial valley to lakes at the foot of the Pallisade Glacier and some of the tallest mountains in America
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Ben Foster 2 years, 4 months ago
Track, July 13: North Fork Big Pine Creek to Third Lake
Accidentally paused recording on the descent, so there is a two mile gap in the recording
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