High Sierra Trail: Middle Fork Trail to Whitney Portal [CLOSED]

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Sequoia National Park

High Sierra Trail: Middle Fork Trail to Whitney Portal [CLOSED] is a 67.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Sequoia National Park, California that features a river and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, and backpacking and is best used from August until October.

Length67.1 miElevation gain19,032 ftRoute typePoint to point
BackpackingCampingHikingRunningForestRiverViewsClosedFeeNo dogs
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As of September 2020, trails in this area are closed due to wildfire. See park page for more information. Sequoia National Park charges a fee to enter. Fees are $35 per vehicle or $30 per motorcycle. If you are entering on foot or bike the fee is $20 per person. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70.

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David Whitfield
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Most iconic high sierra trail route. Starts at low elevation and climbs to a secluded redwood forest. Merges with High Sierra trail after 13 miles and continues out through Whitney portal.

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Lawrence Morrissey
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