Sawmill Pass Trail

Independence, California 93526

Sawmill Pass Trail

Sawmill Pass Trail Professional Review and Guide

"This is another of those grueling eastside approaches on unmaintained trail that will repel almost any clear-thinking backpacker; it starts near a sinkhole in Owens Valley at an elevation 1,300 feet lower than the Baxter Pass Trail (Trip 105, page 372). There is no shade for the first 4 miles, and little promise of much more beyond. Sections of tread have virtually disappeared."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
7,325 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
2–3 days
Mid-July to mid-October
Kings Canyon National Park
Local Contacts
USGS’s Aberdeen and Mt. Pinchot
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Oct 2018