Piute Trail

John Muir Wilderness, California

Elevation Gain1,649ft
Trailhead Elevation11,371ft
Elevation Min/Max10141/11371ft
Elevation Start/End11371/11371ft

Piute Trail

Piute Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Fresno County, California. It is within John Muir Wilderness. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 11,371 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,649 feet. Along the trail there are meadows.

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Top Trails Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: 64 Must-do Hikes for Everyone (Wilderness Press)
Mike White
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"Just north of Glacier Divide, which forms the northern boundary of Kings Canyon National Park, resides a large lake-dotted basin that rivals any in the High Sierra for sweeping alpine beauty. Although much effort is required for the 4.6-mile climb from North Lake (9,255 feet) to Piute Pass (11,423 feet), the stupendous scenery abounding in Humphreys Basin is more than an adequate reward." Read more

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John Muir Wilderness
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John Muir Wilderness
White Mountain Ranger District
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Dec 2018