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Horseshoe Meadow to Rock Creek



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Horseshoe Meadow
Horseshoe Meadow
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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.



From the Horseshoe Meadow backpackers campground we go over New Army Pass and down to Rock Creek. We return over Cottonwood Pass.
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Page One: Day 1 - To Rock Creek

Trail Stats:
Number of Days: 4
Miles: 25
Highest Elevation: 12,000
Lowest Elevation: 10,000
Begining Elevation: 10,000

Suggested Links:
Inyo National Forest
Official NFS Web site.
Wilderness Permits
Info on wilderness permits in the Inyo National Forest.
Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
Official Web site
Sequoia/Kings Canyon Backcountry Info

Ranger Station:
Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center

Trailhead Map:
Horseshoe Meadow

Directions:
From Highway 395 drive to Lone Pine. Turn west onto Whitney Portal Road near the Ranger Station. As you approach the base of the mountain you will make a left towards Horseshoe Meadow.

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