@Serenity_Luna A Sierra Trek I put together for two different Boy Scout Troops about 5 years apart. Starts at Mineral King on the west side of the Sierra. Up over Franklin Pass and down to the Kern River. Head north to the Hot Springs. Then follow the High Sierra Trail back west to Bear Paw, through the Ansel Adams Wilderness. And turn south from there to head out over Timber Gap. A side trip to do a scramble up Eagle Scout Peak along the way was magical. Both trips were fantastic, but the first one was with a group of kids and adults that just clicked from the minute we loaded up in the cars. I think our trip came out to about 70 miles in 8 days. And the trail head entering is about 30 vertical feet higher than the ending trail head. So the promise to the boys that the trip was mostly downhill held true.
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