Long and High Lakes

Lone Pine, California 93545

Long and High Lakes

Long and High Lakes Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The gently graded trails into this area provide a reasonably easy trip to a handful of scenic lakes along the Cottonwood Lakes and New Army Pass Trails, where a plethora of open, rock-strewn basins and grassy meadows permit fine views of the rugged eastern Sierra Crest. Although this picturesque area is quite popular during the height of summer, many of the more-far-flung lakes are lightly visited.

Snow leaves the area by mid-July following an average winter, and the typically sunny and mild Sierra weather continues through summer. Autumn can be a pleasant time for a hike because the crowds diminish and the weather is cooler but generally sunny. The first significant snowfall at these elevations usually comes sometime by late October or November."

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Trail Information

Lone Pine
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
13
Distance
1,650 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
7 hours
Duration
Snow leaves the area by mid-July following an average winter, and the typically sunny and mild Sierra weather continues through summer.
Season
Mount Whitney Ranger District
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Dec 2018