Upper Rock Creek

Bishop, California 93515

Upper Rock Creek

Upper Rock Creek Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"One of the finest circuits in the Sierra, this route travels up an elegant cirque past spectacular peaks, visits lonely alpine lakes and meadowed ponds, and climbs past treeline into desolate moonscapes. The scenery and and dayhiking opportunities are spectacular."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
1,500 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
4 days
Best early July to early October
11,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
12,500 feet
Top Elevation
Inyo National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Cirque Peak, Mount Whitney, Johnson Peak
Local Maps

Trail Log