Climb Mt. Whitney a 6 days hike from Cottonwood Pass to Crabtree Meadows using the Pacific Crest Trail and the John Muir trail and ascend Mt. Whitney up the west side from Guitar Lake. Come join us for a grand trek through the Southern Sierra Nevada and a Summit of the highest mountain in the lower 48 states.
Traverse the Sierra Nevada from the west to east from the giant Sequoia Trees to th rocky slopes of Mt. Whitney, 14,505 ft. Join us along the High Sierra Trail for ten days of a cross section of the magnificent Sierra Nevada from altitudes of 5,000 ft to over 14,000 ft. Including a side trip to the Summit of Mount Whitney. Once in a life-time adventure hiking across the "Range of Light" with your experienced guide. We arrange all the details, transportation Shuttle back to your vehicles, all food, permits, group backpacking equipment and professional guides. Limited to 6-8 hikers, call for additional details.
Our 10 day backpack gently climbs over the Sierra Crest through beautiful Golden Trout Wilderness, across the Kern Plateau beside Golden Trout Creek before dropping along the south fork of the Kern River via a spectacular trail to the south entrance of Sequoia National Park. Entering the Kern River Trench with its deep wide Kern River, fantastic fishing and magnificent canyon wall. We then hike up this river valley, stopping by the Kern Hot Springs for a night to relax. We continue up towards the headwaters of the Kern before taking Wallace Creek trail to the John Muir Trail for our hike back to Crabtree meadows and a ascent of Mt. Whitney 14,505 ft. before continuing back over Cottonwood pass and back to the start of our hike in Horseshoe meadows.
Visit the High Sierra on our guided backpack to the top of Mt Whitney on the famous John Muir Trail plus ending your journey along the Pacific Crest Trail ending your hike over Cottonwood Pass in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Experience the wonder of the Range of Light while we hike and camp in spectacular locations, crystal clear lakes, vibrant green meadows all above 10,000 ft. Come join us for a summer Mt Whitney backpacking adventure away from it all in the heart of the Sierra Nevada. Group size limited to 6
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California Backpacking Guides is a division of Sierra Wilderness Seminars Inc. 110 Alpine St. Mount Shasta, CA 96067 SWS INC. operate under commerical use permits from Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks & Inyo National Forest
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