big pine

cloudripper summit overlooking chocolate lakes and bishop
Eastern Sierra Hike Reports

Hike Big Pine Lakes to all Seven Lakes and Climb Cloudripper

Cloudripper is the 58th tallest peak in California and the tallest in the Inconsolable Range of the Eastern Sierra Mountains. It can be easiest accessed from Big Pine Lakes through a class two scramble at the end of seventh lake. Read on to hike through the glacial lakes and end up at a 13er!

Read More
followtiffsjourney finger lake
Eastern Sierra Hike Reports Hiking Trip Reports

Big Pine South Fork, Hike to Finger Lake

HIKE TO: Finger lake TRAIL: Big Pine South Fork MILES: 10.74 miles out and back TIME: 8:05 hrs (1 night) DATE I WENT: 6/13-14/20 DIFFICULTY: strenuous ELEVATION: 10789 ft ELEVATION GAIN/ LOSS: 3568 ft HIKE PERMIT: yes for overnight camping PARKING PERMIT: no LOCATION: Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest I’ve been wanting to hike here […]

Read More
Eastern Sierra Hike Reports

Backpacking Big Pine Creek North Fork to Third Lake

HIKE TO: Big Pine Lakes to Third Lake & then some TRAIL: Big Pine Creek North Fork MILES: 14.54 miles out and back (5.5 miles to Second Lake) TIME: 3:41 hrs up, 3:29 (2 hrs up at a faster pace) DATE I WENT: 6/7/16 – 6/8/16 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION GAIN/ LOSS: 2471 ft HIKE PERMIT: […]

Read More

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)