Robinson Lake

Independence, California 93526

Robinson Lake

Robinson Lake Professional Review and Guide

"A short but sometimes steep hike leads to alpine splendor at Robinson Lake in the shadow of University and Independence Peaks. Backpackers planning to overnight in the area, which is just outside the John Muir Wilderness, need not obtain a wilderness permit—a definite bonus for anyone who has been denied a permit for trails into the popular areas nearby."

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Trail Information

Independence
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
3
Distance
1,325 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Snow blankets the area until mid-July following winters of average snowfall. The snow usually returns sometime in late October.
Season
Mount Whitney Ranger District
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Sep 2018