Gable Lakes Trail is a hiking trail in Inyo County, California. It is within John Muir Wilderness and Inyo National Forest. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 7,417 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,753 feet. The Pine Creek Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. The trail ends near the Lakeview Mine (elevation 10,653 feet) quarry.
Gable Lakes Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"The four Gable Lakes, in a rocky basin below Four Gables Mountain, are the scenic objective of this difficult hike. Few people make the trek to these relatively unknown lakes, and those who do will find solitude, fishing, and many photographic opportunities around the old mines and rocky lakeshores."
--Vicky Spring & Tom Kirkendall, 100 Hikes in California's Central Sierra & Coast Range (The Mountaineers Books).
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