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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Tamarack Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, California USA

Panorama Dome trail:
Easy, 0.5 miles/0.8 km
Twin Lakes to Mammoth Mountain trail:
3 miles/4.8 km uphill
Tamarack Lodge Resort is located in Mammoth Lakes, near Mammoth Mountain, in California’s eastern Sierra about 100 mi/161 km south of Nevada State line Mono County, California, USA.

Tamarack is unique, because it offers the only winter resort, complete with a full service Ski Center in Mammoth. It’s a resort, where outdoor activities are loved by hikers. You don’t need to have any survivor skills. The beautiful reflection of water, natural sights and forest sounds characterize fall and summer.

There are many trails you can follow that start from the front door of Tamarack Lodge. Make a stop on the front desk and ask for maps and advises from the experts. Panorama Dome, an easy 0.5 mi/0.8 km hike, is one of the trails from Twin Lakes.

Another one is Twin Lakes to Mammoth Mountain, a 3 mi/4.8 km uphill trail. There are three trails from Coldwater Campground. First one is Mammoth Consolidated Mine and Heart Lake about 1.5 mi/2.4 km hike. Second one is Emerald Lake and Sky Meadows about 3 mi/4.8 km hike. Third one is Duck Pass a 5 mi/8 km hike. There are two trails from Lake George.

TJ and Barrel Lakes about 2 mi/3.2 km hike and Crystal Lake and Mammoth Crest a 1.5 mi/2.4 km hike. Last there are trails from Horseshoe Lake. Horseshoe Lake Loop Trail, a 1 mi/1.6 km hike, McLeod Lake, a 0.5 mi/0.8 km hike and Crater Meadows and Red Cones, a 3.5 mi/5.6 km hike.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Los Angeles
312 miles/502.12 km, 5 hours 3 minutes
Start out going northwest on W 1st St towards S Broadway. Take the 1st right onto N Broadway. Merge onto US-101 N towards Hollywood Fwy/Harbor Fwy. Merge onto CA-110 N via EXIT 3 towards Pasadena. Take the I-5 FWY N/Golden State Fwyexit, EXIT 26A, on the left towards Sacramento. Merge onto I-5 N. Keep right to take I-5-TRUCK N towards CA-14 N. Merge onto CA-14 N towards Palmdale/Lancaster. CA-14 N becomes US-395 N. Turn slight right onto 03s434 (Portions unpaved). Stay straight to go onto 03s438 (Portions unpaved). Take the 1st right onto N1206 (Portions unpaved). N1206 becomes 03s440 (Portions unpaved). Welcome to MAMMOTH LAKES, CA9 3546.
BY CAR FROM San Francisco
332 miles/534.30 km, 5 hours 58 minutes
Start out going south on Van Ness Ave/US-101 towards Fell St. Merge onto US-101 S/Central Fwy towards I-80 E/Oakland/San Jose. Merge onto I-80 E via the exit on the left towards Bay Bridge/Oakland. Merge onto I-580 E towards CA-24/Hayward-Stockton. Keep left to take I-205 E towards Tracy/Stockton. Merge onto I-5 N. Merge onto CA-120 E via EXIT 461 towards Manteca/Sonora. Merge onto CA-99 N/CA-120 E via the exit on the left towards Sacramento/Sonora. Take the CA-120 E/Yosemite Ave exit,EXIT 242, towards Sonora. Turn right onto E Yosemite Ave/CA-120. Continue to follow CA-120. Turn left onto E F St/CA-108/CA-120. Continue to follow CA-108 E. Turn right onto Peaceful Oak Rd/CA-108. Take the 1st left onto Mono Way/Sonora Pass Hwy/CA-108 E. Continue to follow CA-108 E (Portions may be closed seasonally). Turn right onto US-395 S. Make a U-turn onto US-395 N. Turn slight right onto 03s434 (Portions unpaved). Stay straight to go onto 03s438 (Portions unpaved). Take the 1st right onto N1206 (Portions unpaved). N1206 becomes 03s440 (Portions unpaved). Welcome to MAMMOTH LAKES, CA93546.
BY AIR
Los Angeles International Ariport,
315 miles/506.94 km
BY TRAIN

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