Desolation Maps

Desolation Wilderness Maps
Westside of Lake Tahoe

High Sierra Granite, Lakes Sierra Nevada California

Several maps and books cover this Sierra Wilderness Area located right next to Lake Tahoe, the premier alpine lake destinations on the West Coast.

Tahoe Wilderness Winter

Desolation Map

Desolation Wilderness USDA Map

Desolation Map / Desolation Wilderness / Hikes Tahoe
Limited availability. May be found at local ranger stations near Lake Tahoe.

Backpacking & Hiking Trail Map for Desolation Wilderness (Part of El Dorado NF) Waterproof Plastic Paper. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 2″ to mile; ISBN# 9781593514402

Wilderness Press publishes a Desolation Map too!

Desolation Wilderness Trail Map
Tom Harrison MapsTrail Map Desolation

Desolation Wilderness Map Trail Map, Tahoe Lake Camping. Lake Tahoe, CA; Tahoe Westside, Loon Lake camping, Lake Aloha, Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, DL Bliss State Park, Echo Lake, Velma Lake, Wrights Lake, Rubicon River, Rubicon 4×4 Trail, Rockbound Valley, Tahoe Rim Trail hiking PCT Pacific Crest Trail; Sierra Nevada High Country Tahoe hiking; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 42.24K; ISBN# 9781877689611

hiking

see also –
Lake Tahoe Basin Maps

Desolation Books –

Trail Tools Desolation Maps (1996) by Dennis O’Neill

Carson-Iceberg Wilderness Map

Carson Iceberg Wilderness Map USDA

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; Printed on waterproof plastic paper. Updated in 2009. ISBN# 9781593514822

Carson Trailhead Highland

Carson Iceberg Wilderness Trailhead
entry from the Highland Lakes Campground

Carson-Iceberg Map

OLDER VERSION of this USDA map

NatGeo Map #807 Carson Iceberg

Carson Wilderness Maps
Carson Iceberg Wilderness 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

Bucks Lake Wilderness Map

Gold Lake @ Bucks

Bucks Lake Map

Bucks Lake Map
Bucks Lake Map Wilderness Map USDA
Map Scale = 2″ to 1 mile; Printed on paper in 1990.
Available at Plumas Ranger Station, Quincy, CA

Bucks Lake Wilderness @ Bucks Lake
Northern Sierra Nevada mountainsTrailheads

East of Oroville, CA
West of Quincy, CA

Plumas National Forest

South of Mount Lassen, deep in the forests west of Quincy & Meadow Valley, lies a few small alpine lakes in and around the bigger Bucks Lake, a resort cabin community with dining, overnight lodging, cabin rentals, RV and tent campgrounds. Indian Rock is a popular DAY USE beach along the west shoreline.

Wilderness hiking trails climb to peaks and lakes at higher elevations.

Topo maps are perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Pacific Crest Trail access. Bucks Lake has numerous developed campgrounds, smaller lakes and many miles of trails to explore.

Ansel Adams Wilderness Map

Ansel Adams Map USDA


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

minarets

see also –

Eastern Sierra Trail Map

Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map
by Tom Harrison Topo Maps

NatGeo Ansel Adams Map #309 Yosemite SE

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