Onion Valley, Kearsarge Pass, Forrester Pass, Shepherds Pass Backpacking Trip

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Onion Valley, Kearsarge Pass, Forrester Pass, Shepherds Pass Backpacking Trip is a 54.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Seven Pines, California that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 54.9 miles Elevation Gain: 17,490 feet Route Type: Loop

backpacking

camping

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

bird watching

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

5 months ago

Worth it. Kings Canyon via PCT/John Muir Trail is some of the most scenic trails in the US. Access from Onion is all switchbacks up but the push is worth it.

hiking
Friday, July 06, 2018

Tough but amazing and worth it!

Saturday, August 05, 2017

day hike from onion to Kearsage... my favorite hike so far in the Sierras... amazing views the whole way... seeing Bullfrog lake in the distance and the headwaters of the Kings River was a plus... it was like Dr. Suess and Dali designed these mountains... on the way up, two substantial waterfalls merge into the same lake...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

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