Big Whitney Meadow

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Big Whitney Meadow

Post by backpacker92108 » Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:59 am

Water concerns.

I will be doing a loop backpack in mid-September beginning at Cottonwood Lakes.

My loop will include Cottonwood Lakes, New Army Pass, Soldier Lakes, Miter Basin, Siberian Pass, Big Whitney Meadow, Rocky Basin Lakes, Stokes Stringer, Chicken Spring Lake, Cottonwood Pass, and Horseshoe Meadow.

Does anyone know if there is water at Big Whitney Meadow? It has been such a dry year, I am concerned about that spot in particular as I will need water at that point. Is it reliable even in extremely dry years, this year in particular?

Any suggestions about camping spots or other information is always appreciated as well.


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Post by madeintahoe » Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:00 am

John...Have you checked to see if any of the rangers know about the water at Big Whitney Meadows? Sounds like a nice trip..The Miter Basin is gorgeous & has wonderful camping..Rock Creek is a beautiful creek.
Sorry I am not help on the water situation at the meadow.
Have a wonderful trip!

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