Bishop Pass Trail - South Lake to LeConte Canyon is a 23 mile out and back trail located near Bishop, CA that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.
The Bishop Pass Trail, as it is named, will lead up over Bishop Pass and down to the LeConte Canyon where you will officially join the JMT. The trail itself is in excellent condition. It is well maintained and frequently traveled by back packers and Pack Stock. Day hikers typically remain north of Bishop Pass.