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Trail Guide Supplements
Supplements to the Lake Tahoe to Mount Whitney Trail Guide. Pages posted by backpackers to supplement the Trail Guide's descriptions.
Hiking with Dogs in the High Sierra Nevada Mountains
Carson-Iceberg section of the Pacific Crest Trail with dogs.
Becky, Kent, Carly and Radar hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Sonora Pass to Ebbetts Pass on a weekend 29.44 mile backpacking trip.
This forum section is set up as a Point of Responce , comments and questions about the mileage and elevation figures I laid out on the Tahoe to Whitney Trail Guide. It is presently incomplete.
Check out the Miles and Elevations Index Page on the Trail Guide for the figures for each section of the trails.
As I continue to progress on the construction of the Trail Guide, this forum section will be completed.
Leavitt Lake - 2005
At the Carson Gap you decide upon continuing South on the Tahoe to Yosemite or the Pacific Crest Trails. The Pacific Crest Trail will take you from Carson Pass to Ebbetts Pass on Highway 4, while the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail connects the Carson Gap with Lake Alpine.
The trail guide index allows you to investigate and compare both routes through maps, mileages, and trail guide pages with pictures and videos.
Backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail: Blue Lakes Road to the Mokelumne Wilderness.
Trail Guide Page: Blue Lakes Road to the Mokelumne Wilderness Boundary
Looking South down at the Kennedy Canyon trail junction from the Southern Flank of Levitt Peak.
Southbound backpackers have the option of continuing South, over Big Sam into the Emigrant Basin. For backpackers continuing South to Tuolumne Meadows, you will cross the Emigrant Basin to enter Yosemite through Bond Pass, below which you will rejoin the Pacific Crest Trail in Jack Main Canyon. Let's check out the maps and trail guide.
Considering mileage, food, and physicality
Calculations on the trail
Echo Summit to Carson Pass Miles and Elevations: 12.0 miles, and a net gain of 1223 feet.
Meeks Bay to Echo Summit miles and elevations: 30.71 miles, and a net gain of 1138 feet, Southbound.