Ted's Hiking World Hiking Trails

2009

* Bloodsucker Lake
Eldorado NF
hardly worth the effort
#74
November 4
2 miles
Rating: 3
* Haskell Peak
Tahoe NF
a lesser-used route east of Sierra Buttes
#73
November 1
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Devils Postpile
Tahoe NF
a mini-version of the national monument
#72
November 1
1.6 miles
Rating: 4
* Devils Lake
Eldorado NF
tedious driving with a minor reward
#71
October 7
3 miles
Rating: 3
* Lamarck Lakes
John Muir Wilderness
beautiful, popular access to Evolution Basin
#70
October 1
7 miles
Rating: 9
* Sword Lake
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
okay, if one has time to kill
#69
September 17
5½ miles
Rating: 5
* Tuolumne Falls & Pothole Dome
Yosemite National Park
the first of many splendid waterfalls
#68
September 16
8 miles
Rating: 8
* Mill Creek Falls
Lassen National Park
a so-so but mellow outing
#67
September 2
5½ miles
Rating: 6
* Showers Lake
Eldorado NF
in the heart of Meiss Country
#66
August 26
4½ miles
Rating: 6
* Little Lakes Valley
John Muir Wilderness
easy going on the highest trailhead in California
#65
August 10
7 miles
Rating: 10
* Rainbow Falls
Devils Postpile National Monument
it's worth the walk on a burned-out trail
#64
August 9
3 miles
Rating: 5
* Kinney Lakes ~ Ebbetts Peak Loop
Mokelumne Wilderness
on and off the Pacific Crest Trail
#63
August 3
5½ miles
Rating: 7
* Liberty Lake
Ruby Mountains Wilderness, Nevada
the best hike in Nevada
#62
July 20
9 miles
Rating: 9
* Budd Lake ~ Cathedral Lakes Loop
Yosemite National Park
a circumambulation of Cathedral Peak
#61
July 14
9+ miles
Rating: 7
* Winnemucca Lake Loop
Mokelumne Wilderness
Ted's Garden awaits you in July
#60
July 8
4½ miles
Rating: 7
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* Margaret Lake
Eldorado NF
a lesser-used trail to a so-so destination
#59
June 27
5 miles
Rating: 6
* Susie Lake
Desolation Wilderness
alternative access to Lake Aloha
#58
June 24
9 miles
Rating: 7
* South Fork Silver Creek
Crystal Basin Recreation Area
a kayakers' favorite in Crystal Basin
#57
June 20
3 miles
Rating: 6
* Mist Falls
Kings Canyon National Park
at the end of the canyon road
#56
June 8
9½ miles
Rating: 7
* Olmstead Loop
Auburn State Recreation Area
easy stroll among seasonal flowers
#55
June 3
3 miles
Rating: 4
* Feather Falls
Plumas NF
easier walking to a great 400-foot waterfall
#54
May 24
8-10½ miles
Rating: 6
* Jay Bird Canyon Falls
Eldorado NF
uniquely situated near a power plant
#53
May 12
½ mile
Rating: 10
* American Canyon
Auburn State Recreation Area
access to the American River
#52
May 9
6 miles
Rating: 5
* Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Vaca Mountains
good views of Lake Berryessa
#51
April 4
5 miles
Rating: 5
* Angels Landing
Zion National Park, Utah
the most-feared hike in America
#50
March 27
5 miles
Rating: 9
* Emerald Pools
Zion National Park, Utah
the prettiest place in the park?
#49
March 26
3 miles
Rating: 7
* Hidden Canyon
Zion National Park, Utah
fun and games for non-acrophobic hikers
#48
March 25
3¼ miles
Rating: 8
* Two Pines Arch
Zion National Park, Utah
viewable from the highway, but rarely seen
#47
March 25
0.8 miles
Rating: 5
* Hidden Arch
Zion National Park, Utah
officially albeit inexplicably undiscovered until 1998
#46
March 25
1.2 miles
Rating: 4
* Fairy Falls (aka Shingle Falls)
Spenceville Wildlife Area
a springtime diversion behind Beale AFB
#45
March 17
5 miles
Rating: 5

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