You could spend days exploring the area around Deer Lake and never grow weary of your exploits. At 7,900 ft (2,400 m) in Emigrant Wilderness, Sierra Nevada USA. Before the Storm 1 (8411526787).jpg 4,608 × 3,456; 3.67 MB. Here is St Helena angler Alexander Titus with a nice fly-caught rainbow. This loop covers both volcanic and granite landscapes. Landmarks: Relief Reservoir. Senior Member; 64 246 posts; Share ; Posted July 10, 2016 the 4th of July weekend we hiked out of Gianelli Trailhead for five days of adventure and mosquitoes. Deer Lake rests deep in the Emigrant Wilderness amidst dozens of other lakes, each one as scenic and inviting as the next. When we came out at the end we discovered that we had parked on private property and the owner charged us $6.00. Outdoor Adventure. I did the Huckleberry Trail to Huckleberry Lake and then looped back via Letora and Buck lakes, and Relief Valley. Visit the BCP store for more information. Some deterioration occurred during that 40 years of storage so some pictures have blemishes that could not be repaired. Nov 27, 2019 dayhike exploration, First trip in to the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Backpacking the John Muir Wilderness : Humphreys Basin, Whetstone Creek, Teton Wilderness - October 11-14, 2019, Lost Twin Lakes, Cloud Peak Wilderness, Wyoming, Ruby Crest Trail (Ruby Mountains Wilderness), 8 Days Backpacking Dark Canyon Wilderness, Browns Point > Summit > Whipple loop (Pine Valley Mountains Wilderness, UT), Backpacking the Pasayten Wilderness : Harts Pass, PCT, Windy Pass, Buffalo Pass, Foggy Pass, Jim Pass, Hulman Pass & Rock Pass Meadows, Wallowa Mountains and Seven Devils wilderness September, First Trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Short Video: Backpacking/Packrafting Dark Canyon Wilderness, Utah. Emigrant Lake Backpack Trail Across the Heart of the Emigrant Wilderness. Deer at Huckleberry Lake - Emigrant Wilderness - Aug 1966. Return to TYT via Horse Meadow or Bigelow and Black Bear Lake to Snow Lake. Agoserisretrorsa.jpg 1,704 × 1,703; 573 KB. On a long third day we moved to camp below Middle Emigrant Lake. Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map Tom Harrison . Backpacking Emigrant Wilderness Loops. ... Huckleberry Lake itself was huge, and we spent some time looking for a decent campsite. The hike to Deer Lake covers 12 miles of up and down terrain. April 2019, 6 Day backpacking trip in Glacier Peak Wilderness (3 days of off trail route), Six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness: The Chinese Wall and White River, Overnighter in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness : Ingalls Pass and Lake Ingalls. Mid July 18- 21, 2009, The Emigrant Wilderness. This would cover the Eastern side of the wilderness. It is 13 difficult miles from Crabtree campground, a large part of it uphill. Before the Storm 2 (8411632869).jpg 4,608 × 3,456; 3.48 MB. I have visited the Emigrant Wilderness numerous times starting in 1966. The Emigrant Wilderness is a "Federal Wilderness" area directly to the east of Stockton, California. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Joined Sep 30, 2014 Messages 421. The next day we moved on to Huckleberry Lake. We crossed Emigrant Pass which was not marked. After starting the trip at the parking lot next to the highway, we discovered that there was an alternate trailhead we could have used that would shorten the hike. The next day we backpacked to Bond Pass and climbed Bigelow Peak along the ridge from there. Mineral Resources of the Emigrant Basin Primitive Area, California, 1970. Bigelow Peak, named after Major John Bigelow, Jr., Ninth Cavalry, US Army, acting superintendent of Yosemite National Park in 1904, straddles the northwest boundary of Yosemite National Park and the southeast boundary of the Emigrant Wilderness Area. The first night we camped on the Walker River. From High Emigrant Lake we head over Emigrant Pass and then west down the East Fork Cherry Creek, past Huckleberry Lake, Letoro Lake, and Piute Lake. JavaScript is disabled. First part was an old mining road. On our final day we descend into Pine Valley exiting at the Crabtree Trailhead. We pretty much followed the planned trip itinerary. By balzaccom, July 10, 2016 in Trip Reports. Sure, some of those other lakes require a lot of up-and-down and round-about hiking, but Buck Lakes will provide enough great fishing to keep you busy for a long weekend in the back country. Whether you carry your own pack or arrange to be packed in by Kennedy Meadows Pack Station, Emigrant Lake is the perfect basecamp for exploring the dozens of lakes scattered about the wilderness just north of Yosemite … Become a BCP supporting member and get free swag, no ads and lots of other great benefits. Marcus Hellberg. On the eighty day we had a long hike out to the car. Starting Point: Kennedy Meadows. Emigrant Lake is a magnificent destination for an extended Emigrant Wilderness adventure. No mosquitos due to dry weather. But it’s much less crowded than its neighbor to the South, offering more solitude for backpacking. Click here for more info. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Buck Lakes are tucked away deep in the Emigrant Wilderness, with 20 other lakes within a three mile radius. English: Huckleberry Lake, viewed from rock ledge at north end. There is a mining road. We pretty much had Emigrant Wilderness and Yosemite's Twin Lake to ourselves. Along the way we found a smoldering fire in a large log and extinguished it .. apparently someone had built their campfire against the log and not put it fully out. Sure, some of those other lakes require a lot of up-and-down and round-about hiking, but Buck Lakes will provide enough great fishing to keep you busy for a long weekend in the back country. Backcountry Forums » Forums » BACKCOUNTRY TOPICS » Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries » Huckleberry Lake, Emigrant Wilderness Register Forum List Calendar Active Topics Forum Help It may not display this or other websites correctly. Includes Kennedy Meadows, Leavitt Meadows, Pinecrest Lake, Emigrant Lake, Huckleberry Lake, Dodge Ridge, Relief Reservoir, Leavitt Lake, The Dardanelles, Eagle Meadows and … It’s a 3 or 4 hour journey up to Bluebird Lake and down into the canyon that contains Horse Meadow. Become a BCP Supporting Member and kiss them all goodbye. Huckleberry Lake Area: 200 acres Depth: 51 feet Elevation: 7,700 feet 21 Miles 8 Hours Overnight Trip Alpine, glacial, granitoid lake with good productivity and excellent reproduction. Note: These pictures from the trip were scanned in 2006 from the original Kodachrome slides taken in 1966. balzaccom 64 Posted July 10, 2016. balzaccom. Length 44.3 miElevation gain 6246 ftRoute type Loop Emigrant Wilderness: Emigrant and Huckleberry lakes. Set Up: 8ft 4wt 215 Medium action bamboo rod made by moi. Buck Lakes are tucked away deep in the Emigrant Wilderness, with 20 other lakes within a three mile radius. Emigrant Wilderness-Huckleberry Lake Words, and even pictures, cannot capture the beauty of the Emigrant Wilderness, we visited recently. Jul 9, 2016 #1 the 4th of July weekend we hiked out of Gianelli Trailhead for five days of adventure and mosquitoes. Sent Bob Johnson back to move the car. East Fork Cherry Creek - Emigrant Wilderness - Aug 1966. Drove to Bodie ghost town and then on to Bishop for a movie and supper. On the fourth day we headed for Emigrant Lake and camped below its outlet. The Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest is a wilderness area in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, USA. But no big deal in the end. How to find us. Greg O'Leary and Bob Johnson with his catch of trout at Huckleberry Lake Emigrant Wilderness - Aug 1966. Ed and Bob caught 5 nice sized trout in the lake on that evening. Day six took us past an active tungsten mine to Snow lake where the inactive Montezuma Mine was for sale. Slow strip and pause. Weather: Clear and Cool Water Level: Good Moon Phase: New Moon Insects Observed: Big Slate colored may, size 12 at Emigrant Lake Flies: Prism Stimi, Black Gnat, BH GRHE Method: Dry fly to sighted fish. We met a group of 50 Scouts and their leaders on a wilderness camp .. their fifth year, we learned while talking with the leader. In 1966, with Ed Myers, Bob Johnson, Tim McSweeney, Greg O'Leary and Kevin Twohey, I backpacked 58 miles on the annual "Deck Trek". Tuesday we left Emigrant Lake for Huckleberry Lake. By marcushellberg on 2020-10-25 2020-10-25. As it turned out, the cheese wrapper became quite oily and covered several other food bags. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Day six took us past an active tungsten mine to Snow lake where the inactive Montezuma Mine was for sale. I had time for one last weekend trip to … Highest Elevation: 9200 ft. Park: Stanislaus National Forest (California, USA) Trail(s): Huckleberry Trail, Lunch Meadow Trail. On the second day we moved to Fremont Lake - windy. On the final day we left Greg with Alan Sanford at Onion Valley and then drove home arriving about 6 p.m. after a great trip. Bigelow Peak has great views in many directions. On September 3, 1966 myself, Kevin Twohey and Bob Johnson climbed 10,541' Bigelow Peak. One of the most difficult places to find in Emigrant Wilderness is Hyatt Lake. Emigrant Wilderness is in Stanislaus National Forest, North of Yosemite. Skip to content. Emigrant Wilderness offers great backpacking with fewer crowds than its southern neighbor Yosemite. Like Yosemite, it has towering granite mountains and spectacular alpine lakes. Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness and northwest portion of Yosemite Park with access from Highway 108/Sonora Pass and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite. Day One: Off to a late start after getting our permit at Pinecrest, where we were warned about lots of snow and high water levels--which we never found. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/emigrant-wilderness-loop-trail Weminuche Wilderness, CO June 27-30, 2007 Retro, Mount Nutt Wilderness Cave Spring Area dayhike Nov 26, 2019, Havasu Wilderness and NWR, AZ. Huckleberry Lake, Emigrant Wilderness. I came up with the idea to try to put do a long semi-loop, starting from Leavitt Lake (in the Toiyabe National Forest) just NorthEast of the wilderness, dropping down near High Emigrant Lake, and then looping down to Emigrant Lake, down to Buck Lake and Huckleberry Lake, and then to Twin Lakes in Yosemite, and finally back to Leavitt Lake. 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Cow Meadow Lake - just after Wood Lake on the way to Huckleberry Lake: Letora Lake - and lunch, with really good sharp cheddar cheese. Except for 3 windy days we had beautiful weather. It is bordered by Yosemite National Park on the south, the Toiyabe National Forest and the Hoover Wilderness on the east, and State Route 108 over Sonora Pass on the north. There was a grave at the campsite and we had light snow for 3 minutes during the night. Details. Emigrant Wilderness - granite dome lakes << Hiking In Emigrant Summary Granite Dome Hike >> Stats to Reach Lakes. by Jerry Yesavage (yesavage@stanford.edu ) If you know the issues and been here before, scroll down to the update at the bottom of the page for MAJOR, and then some less than MAJOR NEW DEVELOPMENTS. View a map of this area and more on Natural Atlas. This trip idea belongs to Tal, and he is undisputably The Host; please direct all meaningful questions to him. Alexander Titus… braved the High Sierra’s remote Emigrant Wilderness to catch wild trout at Huckleberry Lake. Thread starter balzaccom; Start date Jul 9, 2016; balzaccom Member. Huckleberry is an extremely popular lake. Some are wide, classic mountain lakes while others are quiet, little gems hidden away in the forest. But the miles clicked righ Yes, it took a 21 mile horse pack trip to find it. Maps, miles, elevations of Mosquito Pass route off TYT to Emigrant, Bluebird, Maxwell Lakes. We returned to Bond Pass and continued via Dorothy Lake and Dorothy Lake Pass to Harriet Lake for the night. Elevation: +3000ft. Emigrant Lower Loop is a 44.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Pinecrest, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Ending Point: Granite Dome Lakes. You are not logged in. Media in category "Emigrant Wilderness" The following 58 files are in this category, out of 58 total. 2nd Solo - Trinity Alps Wilderness - Wildflower Madness! You are using an out of date browser. Those who go on to Emigrant or Huckleberry lakes usually have the aid of horses and mules from the very active Kennedy Stables. There are no trails into the Lake, and only a very experienced backpacker can nagivate the ducks, granite faces, and ridgelines to make it there. There was no wood at Middle Emigrant or Emigrant Meadow Lakes and we needed wood to cook. Black Mule in Granite (8425305006).jpg 3,264 × 2,448; 2.64 MB. It is bordered by Yosemite National Park on the south, the Toiyabe National Forest and the Hoover Wilderness on the east, and State Route 108 over Sonora Pass on the north. One of the larger lakes in the area. The Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest is a wilderness area in the Sierra Nevada. Pinecrest, CA. You must log in or register to reply here. Mileage: 9 miles. Share Followers 2. If you should seek other waters, nearby Emigrant Lake should be just what you were seeking. Huckleberry Lake is a lake in Stanislaus National Forest, Emigrant Wilderness, CA. Emigrant Wilderness Area. Blog; Trips; Gear; About; 30-mile overnighter in California’s Emigrant Wilderness. Has a mixed population of eastern brook trout and rainbow trout. The trail passes Maxwell Lake and follows the creek from Horse Meadow all the way to Huckleberry. (See end of page).