Past Meetup

Eastern Sierra Adventure: Whitney Portal, hot spring, Lundy Falls

This Meetup is past

18 people went

McDonald's Lone Pine, CA

601 S Main St · Lone Pine, CA

How to find us

Meet at McDonald's in Lone Pine at 10:00AM. It is 200 miles north of Los Angeles

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Details

TWO HIKES:
DO ONE OR BOTH

The Plan:

Saturday....hike from Whitney Portal to Lone Pine lake, out and back, from 11 am to 4 pm

Drive 50 miles north and lounge around in the Keough hot springs free pools.
Drive to town of Bishop.

Dinner in Bishop

Sleep over in Bishop, Mammoth lakes, June Lakes or Lee Vining

Sunday, 11 am, meet at Mono lake area's Lundy canyon. To get there: Drive is 70 miles north of Bishop on highway 395. Hike until 4 ish

Drive back to LA, home by 11pm

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All sleeping arrangements are up to you guys

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
SATURDAY: MEET AT 10:00AM AT MCDONALD'S IN TOWN OF LONE PINE, LEAVE AT 10:30, THEN DRIVE 14 MILES TO WHITNEY PORTAL....OR

MEET AT 11:00 AT WHITNEY PORTAL STORE: 216 MILES FROM WEST LA https://www.google.com/maps/dir/34.0513516,-118.4499862/McDonald's/Whitney+Portal+Store/@35.3231513,-119.3110785,456502m/am=t/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m15!4m14!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x80bf844bac438853:0x580e5c3dee6ea2df!2m2!1d-118.0619958!2d36.6022755!1m5!1m1!1s0x80bf8dbb24edcaed:0xe2df4e69c841816b!2m2!1d-118.2408822!2d36.5868237!3e0?hl=en

SUNDAY: MEET AT 11:00 AM AT LUNDY CANYON TRAILHEAD
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Bishop/38.0451526,-119.161208/Lundy+Canyon+Trail+Head/@38.0235766,-119.2565533,16.5z/data=!4m15!4m14!1m5!1m1!1s0x80be16019ea66407:0x13cd1e4d95e98916!2m2!1d-118.3996636!2d37.3614238!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8096530760666333:0x9250238dfcb77498!2m2!1d-119.2656241!2d38.0210032!3e0?hl=en

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PHOTOS:

ABOVE: LUNDY CANYON

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BELOW: KEOUGH'S HOT SPRINGS FREE POOLS

WILDFLOWERS AND WATERFALLS AT LUNDY CANYON ARE INCREDIBLE!!!

Lundy Canyon hike is around 5 hours, around 6 miles with 500 feet elevation gain

PHOTOS:

https://www.facebook.com/rex.frankel/media_set?set=a.10214568869402463.1073741913.1443226944&type=3&pnref=story

VIDEO:

https://www.facebook.com/rex.frankel/posts/10214568934284085?pnref=story