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TR: (2004) Mineral King-Hamilto Lake loop

Postby nsmeier » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:48 am

I am continuing posting my old trips here:
This was my one solo trip, so I was not particularly adventurous, staying basically on trials for almost the whole trip. But still covered some beautiful country, despite the mosquitoes during much of it.

Day 1: Mineral King trail head to Cliff Creek (5 1/2 miles)
Day 2: Timber Creek to Hamilton Lake (13 1/2 miles)
Day 3: Hamilton Lake to Nine lakes Basin (4 1/2 miles)
Day 4: Nine Lakes to Little Five Lakes (6 1/2 miles)
Day 5: Little Five Lakes to Cliff Creek (10 miles)
Day 6: Cliff Creek to Mineral King trail head (5 1/2 miles)

For the full report, other details and pictures, link to my trip report blog. ... lake-loop/
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Re: TR: (2004) Mineral King-Hamilto Lake loop

Postby maverick » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:30 pm

Thanks Nicholas for the TR and photos/link. Nice to see a few photos of the
River Valley/Cliff Creek section.
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