Ansel Adams Wilderness Map

Ansel Adams Map USDA
USDA Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams Wilderness, part of Inyo NF and Sierra NF

This High Sierra terrain spans some of the most majestic areas of the Sierra Nevada – the youngest mountain range in the U.S. This wilderness is bordered by National Parks, National Forests, and other Wilderness Areas – all the way around it. Kaiser Wilderness and Lake Edison inside Sierra NF on the west, Yosemite National Park on the north, Inyo NF on the east side, and John Muir Wilderness on the south end. Wow!

This 230,300 acre, high elevation wilderness was formerly the Minarets Wilderness, renamed in 1984 to honor the pioneering landscape photographer, Ansel Adams. Known for spectacular alpine scenery, elevations range from 7,000 to 14,000 feet. Rugged granite peaks and passes, with alpine lakes, includes high country east of the Sierra crest. Pacific Crest Trail and John Muir Trail cross this High Sierra Wilderness region.

This USDA map is also available at Ranger Stations.

Perfect for packing and hiking references, fishing lakes, creeks, high altitude camp sites, horse packing routes, or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Printed on waterproof plastic paper. Updated in 2011. ISBN# 9781593515188

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see also –

Ansel Adams Trail Map

Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map
by Tom Harrison Topo Maps

Eastern Sierra Trail Map

OLDER EDITION

NatGeo Ansel Adams
Map #309
Yosemite SE

NatGeo Map

Ansel Adams Trailhead locations include –

Eastern Sierra: Lee Vining, June Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Western Sierra: Edison Lake (pictured below), Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake, Clover Meadow, Mammoth Pool Reservoir, NorthFork via Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park.

Edison Lake

Carson-Iceberg Wilderness Map

Carson Iceberg Wilderness Map USDA

USDA Carson Iceberg

Carson-Iceberg Wilderness is part of the Stanislaus and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests, in the Central Sierra.

This area of wilderness mountains extends from Ebbetts Pass to Bear Valley on both sides of Highway 4, and south to Sonora Pass Highway 108. Volcanic Sierra Nevada in California. Areas include Union Reservoir, Utica Reservoir, Highlands Lakes, the Dardanelles, Carson River, Stanislaus River, Wolf Creek, Silver Creek, Sonora Pass (Pacific Crest Trail details) PCT hiking. Perfect for a day hike reference, kayaking lakes, rivers, fishing lakes, creeks, primitive camp sites on back roads, or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Contour Interval 100 Feet. Printed on waterproof plastic paper. Updated in 2016. ISBN# 9781628114140

Carson Trailhead Highland

Carson Iceberg Trailhead @ County Line

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High elevation trailhead from Highland Lakes Campground

Carson-Iceberg Map

OLDER VERSION of USDA map

NatGeo Map #807 Carson Iceberg


Carson Iceberg Wilderness Map
Carson-Iceberg, Emigrant & Mokelumne Wilderness

Carson Iceberg Map NatGeo

National Geographic make this Trails Illustrated Trail Map that covers 3 different Wilderness areas inside the Central Sierra Nevada mountains – Carson Iceberg Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, Mokelumne Wilderness. Trailheads, campgrounds, river, creeks, peaks, and alpine lakes. Backpack, camp, climb, fish, and hike. Basically, all the recreation destinations in this region. These regions are CLOSED for snow during winter months and usually only accessible during the summer period.

NatGeo Map# 807. Trails Illustrated. GPS Compatible, Full UTM Grid. Waterproof ISBN# 9781566952651

see also – 

Stanislaus National Forest Map
Stanislaus Forest Atlas
Gold Country Maps
Emigrant Wilderness Maps

Utica Reservoir

Utica Reservoir is accessed via dirt road

 

Bishop Pass Map

Bishop Pass Topo Map

Bishop Hiking Eastern Sierra

  • North Lake – 9500′ elev
  • Piute Pass – 11,423′
  • Lake Sabrina – 9132′
  • South Lake – 9755′

Bishop Pass Trail Map
Tom Harrison

Bishop, CA – located along US Hwy 395 is a hub for travelers and locals alike, in the high desert valley next to the Eastern Sierra range.

Tom Harrison Trail Map: Bishop Pass Maps, Backpacking Bishop CA; North Lake & South Lake Loop, Evolution Valley. PCT, John Muir Wilderness, LeConte Divide, Inyo National Forest, Inyo High Country, Sierra High Country; Sierra Nevada Passes; Hiking near Mount Whitney Backpacking Trip, california sierra camping; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 48K; ISBN# 9781877689680

avenza mapsdownload digital version of this map –
Bishop Pass Hiking Map

Bishop Pass Map

Bishop Pass @ 11,972′ elevation is a high mountain pass in the southern Sierra Nevada, California, on the border of the Inyo National Forest. John Muir Wilderness is located to the north and Kings Canyon National Park to the south. The Bishop Pass

Connecting the Bishop Creek valley with the John Muir Trail & Pacific Crest Trail. Bishop Pass is located west of Mount Agassiz, surrounded by multiple alpine lakes in the Dusy Basin and the Bishop Lake basin.

Bishop Pass Map

High Sierra backcountry access to –

Bishop Pass Map

South Lake, above Bishop, California

see also –

Bishop Pass Map

previous edition

Bishop Pass Map

Piute Pass Hiking

Piute Pass & Piute Crags near North Lake

Bishop Pass Map

OLDER EDITION

Golden Trout Wilderness Trail Map

Golden Trout Trail Map

Golden Trout Wilderness is located above the Upper Kern River Gorge, in between the Sequoia National Forest and the Eastern Sierra peaks, on the Inyo National Forest. The northern most trailheads can be accessed through Mountain Home State Forest and also Mineral King Canyon inside Sequoia National Park

Southern trailheads are located at:

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Golden Trout Trail Map
Tom Harrison Maps

Golden Trout Trail Map

OLD VERSION

Golden Trout Wilderness Trail Map, Sequoia National Forest, South Sierra Backpacking Maps, Forks of the Kern River Map, Jerky Meadow Trailhead, Big Whitney Meadow, Kern Peak, Coyote Peaks, Grey Meadow, Little Kern River, Kern Canyon, Jordan Hot Springs, Casa Vieja Meadow, Monache Meadows. Topo Sequoia Camping Kern River; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63.4K; ISBN# 9781877689765

digital mapsdownload digital version of this map
Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Golden Trout Trail Map

Bake Oven Dunes, near Monache Meadows

Kern Hot Springs. Golden Trout Kern River, Golden Wilderness Trail Map, Sequoia, South Sierra Backpacking Maps, Forks of the Kern River Map, Jerky Meadow Trailhead, Big Whitney Meadow, Kern Peak, Coyote Peaks, Grey Meadow, Little Kern River, Kern Canyon, Jordan Hot Springs, Casa Vieja Meadow, and Monache Meadows: which is wonderful camping, hiking and fishing the South fork of the Kern River. 4×4 recommended to access Monache!

Golden Trout Trail Map

Granite Pools, moderate hiking distance from Camp 4 on Rd# 22S82

Forks of the Kern

Lloyds Meadow Road is a paved access road – N of Johnsondale, approximately 30+ miles north of Kernville, CA. Sequoia Forest Road #22S82 is also called Jerky Meadows Road and Lloyds Meadow Road; leads north paralleling the Kern River Gorge. This canyon area lies east of and below Dome Rock and Needles, located on the Western Divide Hwy. One developed NFS campground, Lower Peppermint Campground, is situated along Forest Route 22S82. (open seasonally June-November)

There are also dispersed camping areas located on the opposite side of the street, Camp#2, Camp#3, Camp#3, Camp#4, a few of which are RV accessible. Others may require a high clearance vehicle or 4WD to access the most secluded camps. Horse camping is popular along this route as well.hikers map

The paved access road 22S82 dead-ends at the Jerky Meadow trailhead and parking lot. Horse packing, fishing trails and backpacking.

recent wildfires in this area:

Windy Fire 2021
Castle Fire / SQF Complex 2020
McNally Fire 2002

Jerky Meadows Rd

Jerky Meadows Rd is NF Route #22S82

horse trail maps

Golden Trout Topo Map

Golden Trout Kern River access on NF Rd #22S82

fishing map Golden Trout Trails

Kern River Map