The Sierras Mountain Trips

For generations the Sierras mountain range has been California’s backyard mountain range. With some of the most awe-inspiring settings and a heaven to mountain climbers, mountaineers and hikers.  

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SUMMIT A CALIFORNIA 14ER!

The perfect trip for beginner mountaineers. Leave the Mt. Whitney crowds behind and tackle its neighbor which offers more freedom for learning. Backpack through the Cottonwood lakes to the summit of Mt. Langley that sits at 14,026′.

Experience the backcountry and practice mountaineering skills to tackle higher peaks.

ABOUT IT

  • Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights.

  • Difficulty: Hard.

    *Steep terrain, mountain passes, high altitude, on and off trail, loaded packs, backcountry (dis)comfort.

  • Length: 20

  • Elevation Gain: 9,000’

  • Price: $400 per person.

  • Group size: 4-8 people.

  • Discounted rates for groups exist. Contact me for details.

DATES

  • May 10-12th

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner backpacker meals included. No snacks.

  • Tents (Bringing your own is optional), camp stove, bear canister, group medical kit.

  • Water filters and tabs.

  • Crampons (if needed)

  • Ice Axes( if needed)

WHAT’s NOT INCLUDED?

  • Snacks.

  • Sleeping pad. Sleeping bag.

  • Bowl, cup and utensils.

  • Head torch.

  • Hiking poles.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Capable of walking +10 miles on challenging terrain.

  • Carry a pack between 20-40lbs.

  • Follow instructions, safety regulations and backcountry laws.

BASIC ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet at Cottonwood Lakes Trail Camp at 12pm for orientation. Hike 6.2 miles and set camp lakeside.

Day 2. Early start to the summit of Mt. Langley. Descend back to Camp.

Day 3. Hike 6.2 miles back out to trailhead.

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DEEP IN THE EASTERN SIERRAS!

Alpine Lakes and Mountain passes backpacking galore. Follow the steps of John Muir. Tackle one of his famous routes! From the beautiful Bishop Pass Trail to Dusy Basin and into the Palisade Glacier Basin. A backcountry heaven.

ABOUT IT

  • Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights.

  • Difficulty: Hard.

    *Steep terrain, mountain passes, high altitude, on and off trail, loaded packs, backcountry (dis)comfort.

  • Length: 33 miles

  • Elevation Gain: 17,700’

  • Price: $900 per person.

  • Group size: 4-8 people.

  • Discounted rates for groups exist. Contact me for details.

DATES

  • July 3-7th

  • August 2-6th

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner backpacker meals included. No snacks.

  • Tents (Bringing your own is optional), camp stove, bear canister, group medical kit.

  • Water filters and tabs.

  • Crampons (if needed)

  • Ice Axes( if needed)

WHAT’s NOT INCLUDED?

  • Snacks.

  • Sleeping pad. Sleeping bag.

  • Bowl, cup and utensils.

  • Head torch.

  • Hiking poles.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Capable of walking +10 miles on challenging terrain.

  • Carry a pack between 20-40lbs.

  • Follow instructions, safety regulations and backcountry laws.

BASIC ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet in the town of Bishop for Orientation and drive to the Bishop Pass Trailhead. Hike 6 miles to the lakes at the beginning to the Bishop Pass.

Day 2. Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin

Day 3. Hike 6.2 miles back out to trailhead.

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