Muir Pass via Bishop Pass is a 35.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bishop, California that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from June until October. Horses are also able to use this trail.
This arduous trek leads to some of the most stunning and remote mountain vistas in the southern Sierra, scores of alpine lakes, deep canyons, and an unusual bungalow atop Muir Pass. Wilderness permit required for overnighters. No campfires permitted above 10,000 feet. Bear canisters required for backpackers.