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Field Mag: A Backpacker's Guide to the Little Five & Big Five Lakes Loop

To celebrate my partner's recent return to the Bay Area after a year in Philadelphia on assignment, we wasted no time before heading into the backcountry. She arrived home at midnight, and by 4am we were up and on the road, hoping to reach Sequoia National Park before sun-up.

At the Timber Pass trailhead we met two other couples and began our four day hike up through Blackrock Pass, down to The Little Five Lakes and up through Sawtooth Pass. I really can’t imagine a better way to get back into the swing of things in California after a year out east.

Check out the full article by Rob Schanz on Field Mag's website here.


October 21, 2023

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