Mount Whitney via Cottonwood Lakes Walk-in Campground - California | AllTrails
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Mount Whitney via Cottonwood Lakes Walk-in Campground

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Sequoia National Park

Mount Whitney via Cottonwood Lakes Walk-in Campground is a 29.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Lone Pine, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October.

Length 29.5 mi Elevation gain 9,209 ft Route type Point to Point
Backpacking Camping Hiking Nature trips Bird watching Forest Lake River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Bugs Snow No dogs
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Please note that Mount Whitney is closed due to fire. This closure is in effect through December 1, 2020 and may be rescinded or extended as needed. For more information, see the recreation.gov site here: https://www.recreation.gov/permits/233260

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David Toderich
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As of October 19, 2020, this area is closed although there is no indication of that as you drive up the access road. Maybe not other trails at the trailhead but after some research into other hikes across the Sierras, I’m led to believe everything is shut down either to out of season or the wildfires. Very annoying that you can’t find hikes that are open. Terrible year...

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Mark Lusignea
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Christopher Wiltshire
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Christopher Wiltshire
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David Buccigrossi
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Chris Rickett
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Jason Stewart
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Brian N
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Karen Nishimoto
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Daniel Chupco
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