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Dicks, and Fontanillis Lakes from Dicks Pass

Kennedy Meadows and Sonora Pass to Bensen Lake

Tahoe to Yosemite and Pacific Crest Trail Routes across Emigrant Wilderness into Yosemite Backcountry

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Aloha Lake under Pyramid Peak from Dicks Pass

Maps Index 

Highway 108
Highway 120

Trail Guide

Kennedy Meadows

Trail Guide

Sonora Pass

15 min map NORTH TYT

Lake Alpine to Saint Marys Pass

TYT 15 min map SOUTH

Kennedy Meadows to Relief Reservoir

PCT 30 min map SOUTH

Sonora Pass to Bensen Lake

TYT Miles and Elevations

Kennedy Meadows to Bond Pass

PCT Miles and Elevations

Sonora Pass to Tuolumne Meadows

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Different routes of Tahoe to Yosemite and Pacific Crest Trails across Carson Iceberg Converge near Sonora Pass
The then split on Highway 108 Emigrant Wilderness converge in Yosemite's Jack Main Canyon

TYT SOUTH  Kennedy Meadows to Relief Reservoir                            Click Red & Black Dots                             PCT SOUTH: Sonora Pass to Bensen Lake

Sonora Pass area hiking map. next MAP page: Lake Genevieve to Middle Velma Lake


Main Features

Highway 108 is where the divergent paths of the Tahoe to Yosemite and Pacific Crest Trails converge, and then diverge once again.

Southbound hikers on the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail Route Passing the unmarked Eureka Trail junction are following the Clarks fork of the Stanislaus River up past the Southern extent of maintained trail. Trail deteroriates as we progress up the canyon.

The trail from the lower ford to the climb over Saint Marys Pass is unmaintained route with long sections without trail, trailbed, ducks, or any indications of a trail. Figure on 6.24 miles of various degrees of unmaintained trail.


Mapping, Mileage, and National Forest Permit Information



Map Name
USGS Bridgeport, California & Nevada, 1985, 30x60 Topographic


Compass Offset
Magnetic North is 16 degrees East of True North


1:100 000

50 meters


National Forest

Wilderness Areas
Carson Iceberg

Physical location
Highway 108


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U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior: The USGS


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