Sawmill Pass Trail

Independence, California 93526

Sawmill Pass Trail

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"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

Independence
Nearby City
25
Distance
7,325 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
2–3 days
Duration
Mid-July to mid-October
Season
Kings Canyon National Park
Local Contacts
USGS’s Aberdeen and Mt. Pinchot
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018