High Sierra Trail - Timeline

Dates and campsites

We ended up almost sticking to the plan, but this is how it went down. We could not make it to Moraine lake junction on day 3 and stayed at Big Arroyo which made our day 4 brutal, but we were wiped out on day 3 after Kaweah gap.

Sep 8, 2019 - Drive from bay area to Whitney portal to Exeter, CA

Sep 9 - Drive to Sequoia, pick up permits from Lodgepole visitor center, start the hike at Crescent meadow around 10:30 am. Camp at 9 mile creek. Bear boxes available, water available.

Sep 10 - 9 mile creek to Lake Hamilton. Bear boxes available, water available.

Sep 11 - Crossed the blowout and camped at Big Arroyo, via Kaweah gap. Bear boxes available, water available.

Sep 12 - Big Arroyo to Kern hot springs via Moraine lake. Bear boxes available, water available.

Sep 13 - Kern Hot springs to Wallace creek via Junction meadow. Bear boxes available, water available.

Sep 14 - Wallace creek to Guitar lake. No bear boxes, water available.

Sep 15 - Guitar lake to Whitney summit to Trail camp. No bear boxes, water available.

Sep 16 - Trail camp to Whitney portal, stay at Lone Pine.

Sep 17 - Lone Pine to Crescent Meadow to Bay Area.

Relive video of the whole hike

https://video.relive.cc/54247480001_relive_1568640865072.mp4?x-ref=site