Backpacking in California offers a variety of scenic alpine trails that will have you backpacking in awe inspiring wonder to some of the most spectacular backpacking destinations in the California Sierra Nevada mountains. The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) runs the entirety of California and crosses through much of the California wilderness and forest lands. There is also the Tahoe Rim Trail that winds through some parts of the Lake Tahoe region and Desolation wilderness. A bit further south the John Muir Trail takes backpackers on an epic hike from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney on a 210 mile backpacking trip of a lifetime that can be done all at once or in three 7 - 10 day sections.
Evolution Lake, Sapphire Lake, McGee Lake, Mt Darwin, Mt Mendel, Lake Wanda, The Hermit, Davis Lake, Helen Lake, The Three Sisters, Muir Pass, Mt Goddard
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Backpacking the John Muir Wilderness can be a hiking experience
John Muir Wilderness