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Backpacking Duck Lake Pass Trail — Mammoth, CA

Backpacking Duck Lake Pass Trail — Mammoth, CA

Less than 10 miles roundtrip, the Duck Lake is the perfect overnight backpacking trip to experience classic Sierra lakes and mountains.

Backpacking Lake Aloha to Mt. Price — Desolation Wilderness, CA

Backpacking Lake Aloha to Mt. Price — Desolation Wilderness, CA

Aloha Lake is one of the most popular backpacking trips in Desolation Wilderness, CA. During our 3 day trip, we also hiked up to the summit of Mt. Price.

North Fork Big Pine Creek (Summer) - Inyo NF, CA

North Fork Big Pine Creek (Summer) - Inyo NF, CA

One of the best backpacking trips in the Eastern Sierras, the North Fork Big Pine trail offers epic views of several turquoise alpine lakes below the Palisades

Sabrina Lake to Hungry Packer and Moonlight Lakes — Inyo National Forest, CA

Sabrina Lake to Hungry Packer and Moonlight Lakes — Inyo National Forest, CA

Looking for a Sierra backpacking trail to a basin full of alpine lakes? The area around Sabrina Lake offers great fishing, flower meadows, and waterfalls

Backpacking Roads End to Paradise Valley — Sequoia and Kings Canyon, CA

Backpacking Roads End to Paradise Valley — Sequoia and Kings Canyon, CA

Paradise Valley is a great short backpacking trip in Sequoia and Kings Canyon. Starting at Road's End, the trail is also part of the famous Rae Lakes Loop.

Backpacking Mono Meadow to Lower Ottoway Lake - Yosemite NP, CA

Backpacking Mono Meadow to Lower Ottoway Lake - Yosemite NP, CA

Lower Ottoway lake is one of the prettiest lakes I have ever seen. Experience true wilderness and the best Yosemite scenery on this three day backpacking trip

Backpacking San Jacinto Peak to Strawberry Junction via PCT - San Jacinto SP, CA

Backpacking San Jacinto Peak to Strawberry Junction via PCT - San Jacinto SP, CA

Mt. San Jacinto is one of my favorite short backpacking trails in Southern California to experience true wilderness and isolation up in these mountains.