Nine Lakes Basin

Three Rivers, California 93271

Nine Lakes Basin

Nine Lakes Basin Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Nine Lakes Basin offers seclusion that only cross-country destinations seem to possess. While hundreds tramp the High Sierra Trail, not more than a half mile away, and many throng to Little Five Lakes, through which this trip passes, few visit this wild basin, with its splendid lakes and majestic scenery."

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Trail Information

Three Rivers
Nearby City
3,500 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
6 days
Best early July to early October
8,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
11,500 feet
Top Elevation
Sequoia National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Mineral King, Triple Divide Peak
Local Maps

Trail Log