Ted's Hiking World Hiking Trails


2013

* Twin Peaks Approach
Tahoe National Forest
scramble through the snow on the Tahoe Rim Trail
#225
November 10
9 miles
Rating: 6
* Medlicott and Mariuolumne Domes
Yosemite National Park
summit the two highest domes in tuolumne meadows
#224
October 23
7½ miles
Rating: 7
* Marlette Lake
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
easy walking to an aspen-lined reservoir
#223
October 16
10 miles
Rating: 5
* Piute Pass
John Muir Wilderness
climb to a chain of lakes and a scenic pass
#222
October 1
10 miles
Rating: 8
* Oneida Lake
Hoover Wilderness
follow an old road to several lakes and an old mine
#221
September 30
9 miles
Rating: 6
* Duncan Peak Lookout Loop
Tahoe National Forest
easy walking to an active fire lookout
#220
September 27
5 miles
Rating: 5
* Freel Peak Loop
Eldorado National Forest
great views from the Tahoe area's highest point
#219
September 22
11 miles
Rating: 8
* Watchtower Trail
Sequoia National Park
a partially exciting route to several beautiful lakes
#218
September 12
10 miles
Rating: 7
* Monarch Lakes
Sequoia National Park
many switchbacks up to a gorgeous setting
#217
September 10
10 miles
Rating: 7
* East Boulder Lake Loop
Trinity Alps Wilderness
an interesting but lonesome walk among several lakes
#216
September 5
8½ miles
Rating: 5
* Gem Lake
Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Washington
a rough trail with outstanding rewards
#215
August 15
10 miles
Rating: 7
* Hidden Lake Trail
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie NF, Washington
easy but steep walking to a huge canyon garden
#214
August 14
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Gimli Ridge
Valhalla Provincial Park, British Columbia
stunning scenery via a knee-wrenching trail
#213
August 12
5½ miles
Rating: 7
* Kokanee Lake
Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, British Columbia
moderate climbing to a partial destination
#212
August 11
5½ miles
Rating: 5
* Tamanawas Falls
Hood River National Forest, Oregon
scramble behind a beautiful waterfall
#211
August 10
4 miles
Rating: 7
* Canyon Creek Meadows
Mount Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon
under the colorful face of Three Finger Jack
#210
August 9
6 miles
Rating: 7
* Garfield Peak
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
outstanding views of the world's prettiest lake
#209
August 8
3 miles
Rating: 6
* Scout Carson Lake
Eldorado National Forest
a long walk to a verdant little lake
#208
August 5
9 miles
Rating: 5
* Clark Fork Trail
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
easy walking in the forest
#207
July 25
5 miles
Rating: 3
* The Hidden Lakes of Little Lakes Valley
John Muir Wilderness
a semi-difficult off-trail exploration
#206
July 24
7 miles
Rating: 6
[65]
* Behind Winnemucca Lake
Mokelumne Wilderness
difficult in spots, beautiful everywhere
#205
July 21
6½ miles
Rating: 8
[60]
* Mount Rose
Mount Rose Wilderness, Nevada
good views from Reno to Lake Tahoe
#204
July 15
10 miles
Rating: 7
* Devils Dance Floor
Yosemite National Park
cross-country to a little-visited formation
#203
July 11
3 miles
Rating: 4
* North Dome & Indian Ridge Arch
Yosemite National Park
get up-close and personal with the face of Half Dome
#202
July 10
9½ miles
Rating: 8
* Wagon Wheel Lake Loop
Tahoe National Forest
relatively easy cross-country exploration
#201
July 6
6 miles
Rating: 5
* Skyline to the Sea Trail
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
tall trees and waterfalls in California's oldest state park
#200
June 29
12½ miles
Rating: 6
* Tinker Knob  (& Anderson Peak)
Tahoe National Forest
a shortcut to the Pacific Crest-Tahoe Rim Trail
#199
June 20
6 miles
Rating: 5
* Ralston Peak
Desolation Wilderness
the finest viewpoint in the northern Sierra?
#198
June 16
8 miles
Rating: 7
* Palisade Creek Trail Hunt
Tahoe National Forest
easy walking at mid-elevation
#197
June 14
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Machado Postpile
Eldorado National Forest
a formation virtually unknown until 1990
#196
June 5
8 miles
Rating: 6
* University Falls, aka Pilot Creek Falls
Tahoe National Forest
[this area has been closed indefinitely]
#195
April 28
6 miles
Rating: 4
* Mount Diablo State Park Traverse
Contra Costa County
go when it's cool and the grasses are green
#194
April 21
12½ miles
Rating: 5
* Bald Rock Canyon
Plumas National Forest
interesting river access via dilapidated facilities
#193
April 17
5 miles
Rating: 5
* Hite Cove
Sierra National Forest
the best poppy photo-ops in the foothills
#192
March 21
9 miles
Rating: 5

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