This post details a trip from Gianelli Cabin to Powell Lake, Chewing Gum Lake, through Whiteside Meadow and Spring Meadow, and past Wire Lakes.
|Distance:||26 miles (Gianelli Cabin to Wire Lakes and back)|
|Location:||Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest, California|
|Description:||The Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest is a wilderness area in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is bordered by Yosemite National Park on the south, the Toiyabe National Forest on the east, and State Route 108 on the north. The area extends northeast about 25 miles in length and 15 miles in width. The Emigrant Wilderness watershed drains to the Stanislaus and Tuolumne Rivers.|
|Permit/Fees:||Permit required. No Fee. You can pick up your permit at the Ranger District Office (see contact).|
|Contact:||#1 Pinecrest Lake Road
Pinecrest, CA 95364
|Water:||Lakes and rivers so you must purify or boil it.|
|Address:||End of the road on: Forest Route 4N34 Stanislaus National Forest, Twain Harte-Tuolumne City, CA|
|Parking:||Yes. Should always have spaces unless there is a lot of snow. Ask the ranger.|
|Book:||Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in Californias Sierra Nevada|
|Map:||Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map by Tom Harrison|
|Additional Info:||Bring a fishing rod and a fishing permit and don't expect to see a lot of people.|
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