No, one does not want to miss Glen Pass. I like all passes because I
can stop, take off my pack and light up my pipe while I take in the
views both behind and ahead. Glen Pass, however, was one of my
favorites. Something about the narrow ridge it travels from one end
to the other. It seemed very serene to me and usually has a fair
number of people to chat with.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jim McCrain" <jim@...> wrote:
> Here is a little clarification. Sorry I didn't put it in my
> The easiest access to Roads End/Cedar Grove from the JMT is via the
Woods Creek/Paradise Valley Junction. This is the best option if you
are heading SOUTHBOUND. Very easy trail, but watch out for aggressive
bears in Paradise Valley. If you are heading NORTHBOUND on the JMT,
then follow the Bubbs Creek Drainage to Roads End. Once again, very
easy trail, but hot and dusty.
> If you want, you can make a loop trail out of the Paradise Valley
and Bubbs Creek trails to get back to the JMT, BUT, you will miss the
Rae Lakes and Glen Pass areas, and you do NOT want to miss this section!
> From the Bubbs Creek area, you are only about 4 days from Whitney.
(1/3 of the distance from Whitney to MTR/VVR)
> *********** Original Message*****************
> First: send your package to the Cedar Grove Ranger Station. (Call or
write them to get the specifics.)
> Second: hike to the Roads End Ranger Station. (Approximately 11
miles from the JMT.)
> Third: hitch-hike or walk the 2+ miles to the Cedar Grove Ranger
> Fourth: Pick up your package, get a shower ($), get a meal ($), get
a Coke ($).
> Fifth: hitch-hike or walk the 2+ miles to the Roads End Ranger Station.
> Sixth: hike back to the JMT. (Approximately 11 miles.)
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