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Southern Sierra suggestions

Postby overheadx2 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:43 am

Headed up with the wife and dog early Friday and need to meet friends in California City ( Mojave area) Saturday night. I plan to do a couple of relatively easy day hikes / snow shoeing on the east side like lone pine or independence area, but was looking for something that I haven't done already. Looked at going up to Olancha peak, Isabella, red rock canyon or maybe tehachapi areas and was looking for suggestions.



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Re: Southern Sierra suggestions

Postby zacjust32 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:07 am

Owen's Peak out of Indian Wells is surprisingly difficult for only being a couple miles. Just north of Ridgecrest and not far from Red Rock.
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Re: Southern Sierra suggestions

Postby gary c. » Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:50 pm

I have heard that the PCT where it crosses the 178 headed north at Walker Pass has great views. Probably different this time of year but I was told to carry your own water because it is scarce.
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