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My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir
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New Army Pass
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Horseshoe Meadow to Rock Creek
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This is a pretty tough hike, but well worth the effort. It crosses two passes and takes you deep into the wilderness near Mount Whitney.

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Bearpaw Meadow makes a good base camp where you can go on a few great day hikes. It's roughly 12 miles from Crescent Meadow with breathtaking panorama views for most of the trail.

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This trip, known as the "Classic Sierra Hike", begins a few minutes from Bishop and crosses 3 passes. We climb over Bishop Pass, Muir Pass and Piute Pass - each over 11,000 feet.

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