Hiking The New Army Pass Trail
The 73rd most popular hiking trail in California.
Thursday 23 June 2016 05:31 GMT
In the Sequoia National Park, the New Army Pass Trail starts at the Horshoe Meadow Trailhead, follows the Cottonwood Lakes Trail over New Army Pass, and then connencts with the Pacific Crest Trail. From the PCT north the trail connects with the John Muir Trail and the Mount Whitney Trail.
Directions: From the intersection of US 395 and US 6 in Bishop, go south on US 395 for 58 miles to the town of Lone Pine. Continue on 395 for 4.5 miles to a right (west) on Lubken Canyon Rd. Follow this for 3.4 miles. Turn left (south) onto Horseshoe Meadow Rd and go 15 miles to the hiking trailhead.
Overall, New Army Pass Trail is the 73rd most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby New Army Pass Trail including Mount Whitney Trail, High Sierra Trail and Lakes Trail / Pear Lake Trail.