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Roaring River Ranger Station
Tyndall Ranger Station
LeConte Ranger Station
Charlotte Ranger Station
Rae Lakes Ranger Station
Bearpaw Ranger Station
STEWAM (6_6 STEWART MT 12200 Class 2 from Ninie Lake Basin. From the north end of Lake 10440 climb a grassy gully to the slabs and ramps of the summit area. The high point of the peak is at the far western end of the high ridge atop the peak)
EAGLSP (6_5 EAGLE SCOUT PEAK 12000 Class 2 from the Big Arroyo. It is best to head for the saddle just south of the peak, and then go directly to the summit.)
Kern Point (6_12 KERN POINT 12730 The southwest slope is class 2, as is the traverse from Kern Ridge.)
CALTEP (8_12 CALTECH PEAK 13832 Class 2 Southeast Slopes.)
RIXFOM (9_5 RIXFORD MT 12887 Class 1 from Bullfrog Lake)
WYNNEM (10_4 WYNNE MT 13179 The west ridge from Pinchot Pass is class 2.)
SPLITM (12_1 SPLIT MTN 14042 Secor says "After Mount Whitney, this is the easiest 14,000-foot peak in the Sierra. North Slope Class 2 - Ascend to the saddle between Mt Prater and Split Mountain from Upper Basin and climb the easy talus slopes to the summit.)
PRATEM (12_3 PRATER MT 13471 Class 1 - Gain the southeast ridge from Upper Basin and follow the ridge to the summit. A short knife edge is easy but scary.)
GOATMT (11_4 GOAT MTN 12207 The northwest ridge is class 2.)
Granite Pass
Junction Meadow
Simpson Meadow
Cross Palisade Creek (The bridge over Palisade Creek is gone. Early in season, or after high snowpack winter, it may take scouting to find a safe place to wade or cross via log. After mid-August or after dry winter wading is no problem.)
Mather Pass
South Fork Kings River
Pinchot Pass
Woods Creek Suspension Bridge
Glen Pass
Forester Pass
Kern River
Kaweah Gap
Middle Fork Kaweah River near footbridge
Colby Pass
Elizabeth Pass
Avalanch Pass
Roads End Trailhead, Kings Cyn NP
HS09 Bear Box (Upper Hamilton Lake #1<br> a standard box at about 8300 ft<br> more info: <a href="http://climber.org/data/BearBoxes/HS09.html">directions, maps, nearby boxes, waypoints</a><hr>)
HS10 Bear Box (Upper Hamilton Lake #2<br> a standard box at about 8200 ft<br> more info: <a href="http://climber.org/data/BearBoxes/HS10.html">directions, maps, nearby boxes, waypoints</a><hr>)
HS11 Bear Box (Upper Hamilton Lake #3<br> a large box at about 8200 ft<br> more info: <a href="http://climber.org/data/BearBoxes/HS11.html">directions, maps, nearby boxes, waypoints</a><hr>)
Roads End Trailhead, Kings Cyn NP
Roaring River Ranger Station
Kern Basin Ranger Station
Elizabeth Pass
Colby Pass
Kaweah Gap
Forester Pass
Glen Pass
Woods Creek Suspension Bridge
Pinchot Pass
South Fork Kings River
Mather Pass
Cross Palisade Creek (The bridge over Palisade Creek is gone. Early in season, or after high snowpack winter, it may take scouting to find a safe place to wade or cross via log. After mid-August or after dry winter wading is no problem.)
Simpson Meadow
Granite Pass
STEWAM (6_6 STEWART MT 12200 Class 2 from Ninie Lake Basin. From the north end of Lake 10440 climb a grassy gully to the slabs and ramps of the summit area. The high point of the peak is at the far western end of the high ridge atop the peak)
EAGLSP (6_5 EAGLE SCOUT PEAK 12000 Class 2 from the Big Arroyo. It is best to head for the saddle just south of the peak, and then go directly to the summit.)
Kern Point (6_12 KERN POINT 12730 The southwest slope is class 2, as is the traverse from Kern Ridge.)
CALTEP (8_12 CALTECH PEAK 13832 Class 2 Southeast Slopes.)
RIXFOM (9_5 RIXFORD MT 12887 Class 1 from Bullfrog Lake)
WYNNEM (10_4 WYNNE MT 13179 The west ridge from Pinchot Pass is class 2.)
SPLITM (12_1 SPLIT MTN 14042 Secor says "After Mount Whitney, this is the easiest 14,000-foot peak in the Sierra. North Slope Class 2 - Ascend to the saddle between Mt Prater and Split Mountain from Upper Basin and climb the easy talus slopes to the summit.)
PRATEM (12_3 PRATER MT 13471 Class 1 - Gain the southeast ridge from Upper Basin and follow the ridge to the summit. A short knife edge is easy but scary.)
STATEP (11_3 STATE PEAK 12620 Class 2 from State Lakes)
GOATMT (11_4 GOAT MTN 12207 The northwest ridge is class 2.)
Camp day 8 notch before forester
Camp day 9
Meetup with group day 3 here
Camping Day 1
Camping Day 2
Camp day 7
Camp Day 4
Camp Day 5
Camp Day 6