Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake, California Camping Information. Another adventure run into the Emigrant Wilderness, this time a spectacular off-trail loop departing the Pine Valley trail at Louse Canyon and including Hyatt Lake, Big Lake and Pingree Lake (complete photo album here).It’s about 9 miles on trail up Pine Valley from the Crabtree Trailhead to Louse Canyon where we left the trail and headed downstream. The destination this year is the Emigrant Wilderness. This thread is archived. Cherry Lake Dam gate to Cherry Lake, Kibbie Ridge, and Lake Eleanor opens from April 1-December 15. jimcrocker has uploaded 91 photos to Flickr. save hide report. I hiked from Crabtree Campground past Rosasco Lake, and that was pretty easy. Emigrant Wilderness: August 2012. Emigrant Wilderness Backpacking Trip August 11 - 18, 2020 Bob and Jennifer: 7 Nights, 8 Days, 25 Miles Backpacking, 12 Miles Day Hiking See Favorite Photos/Videos, Day by Day Narrative and Photos, Emigrant Wilderness Map, Equipment/Food/Supply Notes. Awesome views of the Hoh River Valley and Bailey R. The sun broke through the thick cloud cover for a . Car Camping Available here with paved parking spots Trail leading out of Crabtree was quite dusty & dry. THE PLAN Sat 24: Taking off from Crabtree East by Middle Trail.The original plan to hike up to Deer Lake (10.5 mi) sounds nice, but may be unrealistic, given the long drive and heavy packs. Day 1 was from the TH to Big Lake, via Piute Meadow, Groundhog Meadow, and Rosasco Lake, mostly on trail, although the last half appeared to be no longer maintained. Based on some oldish beta, I knew the lakes could possibly hold large trout. Mailing Address: P.O. best. These free permits are required year-round. Emigrant Wilderness, California Emigrant Wilderness is a reserve located in Tuolumne County, CA at N38.18310° W119.76202° (NAD83) and at an elevation of 8887 ft MSL. My boss at work is not able to get away from the office and family obligations very often. The Forest Service provided a wrangler and pack mules which allowed the team to get tools, supplies and camping equipment 20 miles deep into the Wilderness. Take the Cherry Lake Road out of Rainbow Pools on Hwy 120. There we will leave the trail heading west to Studhorse Meadow after which we will ascend Trail Miles by State If we get as far as Piute Lake (8 mi, timed 4 to 5 hours by different pace hikers), we should be still on track to reach Huckleberry next day. Dreaming … Favorite Photos/Videos A pleasant tour to Groundhog Meadow is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. We had a wonderful weekend backpacking with friends in the Emigrant Wilderness. Autumn colors and blue skies at Rosasco Lake, Emig. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Introduction. This trail goes by Crabtree Camp and Grouse Lake. We started at Crabtree Trailhead and hiked 9.8 miles to Rosasco Lake. I had been given a tip awhile back by a friend of mine about a great off-trail lake called Rosasco. He was eager to find time for a backpacking trip before the fall/winter set in and I gladly agreed to be his hiking partner (approval for the time off was a … Sawtooth Wilderness – Sawtooth Lake September 22, 2019. Emigrant: Lake Rosasco Trip September 2000. 53. Hyatt Lake is a great place. July 2012 anyone? Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake is a good campground nearby, and since you're here at Hyatt Lake and you want to take a horse ride, you can pop by Aspen Meadow Pack Station. The southeast side was nasty and I broke an expensive trekking pole. 30 miles away : Lazy Z Resort, Twain Harte. The Dardenelles. Box 3403 Trip 12 : Emigrant Wilderness/Lake Rosasco 2000 - Trip 13 : Henry Coe April 2001 - Trip 14 : Emigrant Wilderness/Lake ToeJam June 2001 - Trip 15 : Emigrant Wilderness/Lake Yellowhammer 2003 - Trip 16 : Desolation Wilderness/Lake Rubicon 2005 - Trip 17 : … Gillett Mountain is located near the southern boundary of the Emigrant Wilderness Area in the Sierra Nevada, a mile or so north of Lord Meadow and a half mile south of Big Lake and Yellowhammer Lake. The current plan is to hike from the Crabtree trailhead to Gem Lake and back. Hotels near Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake, California: Tamarack Lodge At Bear Valley, Bear Valley. In early August they teamed up with 10 SWV volunteers and the Lead Wilderness Ranger for a weeklong work trip in the Emigrant Wilderness. Going for a horse ride at close by Aspen Meadow Pack Station is always a fun thing to do. And Bailey R. the sun broke through the thick cloud cover for a future BPL meetup National Forest lies. 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