How to get to lake Ediza?

How to get to lake Ediza?

How to get to lake Ediza?

To get to the trailhead: Take Route 395 to Route 203 and drive 3.6 miles to Mammoth Lakes. Turn right onto Minaret Road toward Mammoth Mountain. Reach the ski resort after 4 miles. Unless you are staying at a campground during your visit, park here and take the shuttle to Agnew Meadows.

How do you hike to Thousand Island Lake?

The basic directions to Thousand Island Lake are:

  1. Leave Agnew Meadow on High Trail (0 miles)
  2. Pass a wilderness sign and ascend switchbacks (0.4 miles)
  3. Pass perches with views of Shadow Lake (3.15 & 3.75 miles)
  4. Stay left last the easternmost trail to Clark Lakes (5.95 miles)

Where is lake Ediza?

Shadow and Ediza Lakes Trail is a 13 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near June Lake, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

How do I get to Ansel Adams Wilderness?

GETTING THERE The John Muir Trail (and Pacific Crest Trail) passes through this wilderness, and it can be reached from both sides of the Sierra crest. Most people enter the wilderness from the east, starting in the Mammoth Lakes area (near Devils Postpile National Monument), or from the south near Lake Thomas Edison.

What is the elevation of Iceberg Lake?

1,857 m
Iceberg Lake/Surface elevation

Can you swim Thousand Island Lake?

Thousand Island Lake is an iconic and historic JMT location. This is a good spot to spend the day eating lunch and swimming out to the islands so if you can, plan on arriving earlier in the day to snag a campsite and enjoy all that the lake has to offer.

What time do Inyo wilderness permits become available?

Dates open up 6 months in advance, by date, e.g. July 4 opens on January 4. Permits are reservable from the last Friday in June to September 15. From September 15 to the last Friday in June is a non-quota time but walkup permits are still required.

How do I get to Agnew Meadows?

From U.S. Highway 395, take Highway 203 west through the town of Mammoth Lakes. Pass Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to Minaret Vista. Continue on Red’s Meadow Road to the Agnew Meadows turnoff, about 2.5 miles.

Why is it called Convict Lake in California?

Convict Lake located in Mono County got its name after an incident in 1871, where a group of convicts escaped from prison in Carson City, Nevada. Convict Lake, elevation 7,850 feet, is known for its fishing and the dramatic mountains (including Mount Morrison) that surround the lake.

Is swimming allowed in Convict Lake?

Convict Lake is a big, deep lake set against an iconic backdrop of near-sheer granite faces, a perfect place for a long-distance open water swim. The water quality is good. Convict Lake is a popular destination. Watch out for fishing hooks and debris on the shore, and keep an eye out for boats.

What’s the best way to hike Ediza Lake?

Hike down into a canyon to Olaine Lake and then take Shadow Creek Trail up to Shadow Lake and John Muir Trail. Take an upper section of Shadow Creek Trail up to Ediza Lake. Camp near the west side of the lake (per national forest restrictions). Consider an extension to Iceberg Lake.

Where is Ediza Lake on the John Muir Trail?

Ediza Lake is an excellent destination for backpackers. This short extension off the trail to Ediza Lake heads to a higher lake in a sublime setting below a ridge of steep spires called the Minarets. This beautiful lake along John Muir Trail is 8.55 miles from the trailhead at Agnew Meadows, making it an ideal lake to visit on a backpacking loop.

How long is the Ediza Lake Thousand Island Lake Loop?

The Ediza Lake – Thousand Island Lake Loop is a top-tier backpacking circuit in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Covering about 25 miles with 2,110 feet of elevation change, the loop is usually done in three days of hiking (not including any additional layover days).

How to get to Ediza Lake in Ansel Adams Wilderness?

Turn left to take Shadow Creek Trail to Ediza Lake. It is another 1.75 miles up to the lake over mostly gradual creek-side terrain with a few rocky climbs. This upper section of Shadow Creek Trail begins with a lovely stroll through lodgepole pines along a meandering creek.