Bishop Pass

based on 142 tracks & routes #1 hike out of 321 in
10.5 mi
5 hrs 15 min
2,162 ft
Elev Gain


This is a difficult out and back trail to Bishop Pass in Inyo National Forest.

This trail goes by Chocolate Peak.

Getting Started

Turn on West Line street in Bishop CA and follow signage taking you to South Lake. You will dead end at a large parking lot with beautiful South Lake to welcome you. Trail head is visible with amazing views of South Lake while hiking up the trail. Trail will split about a mile, the other trail takes you to Treasure Lakes but stay on the Bishop Pass trail. Continue on the main trail, you will see beautiful lakes as you go by. The final lakes will be the Bishop Lakes before ascending the switch backs taking you to Bishop Pass. Snow fields will be present in the summer and are passable but be careful while hiking over snow fields. The terrain is rough but worth it as you make it to the Bishop Pass marker.

Taking Children

Not recommended for children under the age of 12 unless they are able to hike difficult and long trails. I rate this trail a 1 due to the length of the hike and the terrain through out the switch backs.

Sights to See

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