Darwin Lakes

Bishop, California 93512

Darwin Lakes

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Cradled in a hanging valley below 13,000- foot peaks, including the imposing north faces of Mt. Darwin and Mt. Mendel, the five Darwin Lakes offer an alpine setting that rivals any canyon in the Sierra for extraordinary mountain scenery."

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Trail Information

Bishop
Nearby City
14
Distance
3,500 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
3 days
Duration
Best early July to early October
Season
9,500 feet
Trailhead Elevation
13,000 feet
Top Elevation
Snowboarding
Additional Use
Inyo National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Mt. Darwin
Local Maps

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