Gilbert Lake

Independence, California 93526

Gilbert Lake

Gilbert Lake Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The good news is that you’re in a postcard the moment you step on the trail, with Independence Creek on your left and a couple of cascades to dress up the granite cirque backdrop."

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Trail Information

Independence
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
4.6
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
3 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
9,205 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,397 feet
Top Elevation
Inyo National Forest, Mount Whitney Ranger Station, P.O. Box 8, Lone Pine 93914; (760) 876-6200. Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, 798 N. Main St., Lone Pine 93914; (760) 873-2500; fs.usda.gov/inyo.
Local Contacts
USGS Kearsarge Peak; USFS Inyo National Forest; John Muir Wilderness; National Geographic Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks Trail Map; Tom Harrison Kearsarge Pass
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018