It is, it would've been near impossible for my group and I if I didn't have the Gaia GPS app (it's free). Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake is located in the Central Sierra Nevada. Explore jimcrocker's photos on Flickr. Rosasco Lake is liked by visitors from Pinecrest. These free permits are required year-round. We were heading from Karl's back towards Grouse. The lake is considered a premier destination for the Emigrant Wilderness. Sunset at Rosasco Lake, Emigrant Wilderness (9/14/18) 3 comments. We got to the Crabtree trailhead around noon, ate our lunches and headed out. Dont be sure of keeping yourself dry paddling this section of Cherry Creek - West Fork. Cherry Lake Dam gate to Cherry Lake, Kibbie Ridge, and Lake Eleanor opens from April 1-December 15. Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake is liked by visitors from Pinecrest. What's nice is you can save a map (as large as you need it to be) and the GPS is remarkably accurate. I ended up hiking the "trail" to Chain lakes in the afternoon which was super fun and worth it. In case you enjoy whitewater, there is the Bourland Meadow to Cherry Lake sector, a category V+ whitewater section on Cherry Creek - West Fork, 9.5 miles in distance. On Monday September 21st me, Brent and Steve headed over to Pinecrest to pick up our wilderness permit and begin a four day backpacking trip into the Emigrant Wilderness. If you wanna get out on the water, Pinecrest Lake Marina is in the neighborhood, and there are plenty of folks from Pinecrest here at Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake. Middle Emigrant Lake: 23 acres at Slabs, looking down Big Lake drainage (we ascended these from Cherry Creek on day 3) Dave, on slabs, headed toward Big ... Emigrant Wilderness Author: David M. Boore Such a magnificent selection of attractions and such a magnificent variety of outdoors recreation will undeniably have you coming back time and again. Posted by. ensure your wellbeing. 100% Upvoted. From the south, the wilderness is accessible from Cherry Lake, along the border with Yosemite National Park. save hide report. The off-trail part isn't very long (less than 2 miles). 20% of the ski slopes on the other hand are demanding and good for skilled skiers. Good resources: u/ngomaam. I tried hiking up to that lake this summer... it was very hard finding the trail up. Summer or Winter: (209) 965-3402. I literally had my phone in one hand almost the entire time I was off trail as I navigated my way toward the lake. Free wilderness permits are required for overnight stays in the Emigrant Wilderness Area and Yosemite National Park. New comments … The Department of Fish and Game estimates that 42 lakes in this basin have rainbows, 28 have brookies, 6 have goldens, 2 have rainbows and brookies and 1 has rainbows and brown trout. Sunset at Rosasco Lake, Emigrant Wilderness (9/14/18) Close. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.reddit.com/r/WildernessBackpacking/comments/9h8p8d/last_weekend_at_emigrant_wilderness/. Emigrant Wilderness… Here is the sunrise from the same day at Karl's: https://www.reddit.com/r/WildernessBackpacking/comments/9h8p8d/last_weekend_at_emigrant_wilderness/, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the norcalhiking community, A subreddit for Northern Californian folks interested in hiking and backpacking to meet up, discuss/plan trips, recommend trails, post gear reviews, trip reviews, etc. Emigrant Lake: 140 acres at 8827' elevation, about 15 miles from the trailhead. Explore jimcrocker's photos on Flickr. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/emigrant-wilderness-loop-trail Another access is further south at Lake Eleanor at Shingle Springs trailhead. I love Emigrant wilderness and hope to visit next summer with my siblings :) We might shoot for Rosasco Lake, hopefully it will be as warm in June 2016 as it was for you in August of last year! Summer or Winter: (209) 965-3402. Depending on your point of entry and which direction you are coming from, call one of the following ranger stations for wilderness permits. Rosasco Lake Wood Lake Yellowhammer Lake Gianelli's Trail Head Chewing Gum Lake Granite Lake Long Lake Spring Meadow Toejam Lake Upper Wire Lake ... Aspen Meadow Pack Station operates in the Stanislaus National Forest and Emigrant Wilderness under permit from the U.S. Forest Service. Were you the ones we passed on the trail in the morning that said you were headed to Rosasco? bahiker.com, Press J to jump to the feed. We arrived at Piute Lake … 53. Such a magnificent selection of attractions and such a magnificent variety of outdoors recreation will undeniably have you coming back time and again. 80% of the 815 acres of skiing area at Dodge Ridge is easy, good for children and novices. share. Notes: The Southern Emigrant Wilderness borders Yosemite National Park. It … The Emigrant is most easily accessible from Hwy 108, with many visitors entering from near Pinecrest Lake or Kennedy Meadows. jimcrocker has uploaded 91 photos to Flickr. Cross the Cherry Lake Dam, the trailhead is on the eastern shoreline. jimcrocker has uploaded 91 photos to Flickr. Contains rainbows and brookies, some in trophy size. Rosasco Lake, passing through en route to Big Lake (we camped here on day 3) Glacial polish, on way to Big Lake. Current weather conditions at Emigrant Wilderness - Rosasco Lake, Central Sierra Nevada, California, Outdoors Recreation Near Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, California. Pingree Lake Piute Lake Rosasco Lake Wood Lake Yellowhammer Lake Gianelli's Trail ... Large, deep, glacial and granitoid lake capable of supporting an attractive fishery ... Aspen Meadow Pack Station operates in the Stanislaus National Forest and Emigrant Wilderness under permit from the U.S. Forest Service. The lake is nearly 2 miles long with good camping on either end. We spent Labor Day weekend hiking cross-country to Hyatt Lake in the Emigrant Wilderness--an adventure were glad we did, but not one that we would recommend without reservation. Only 25 people may obtain a Wilderness Permit to Kibbie Ridge/Lake, but due to damage from the RIM fire only 10 people may obtain a permit to Lake Eleanor per day in these areas per National Park quotes. Dodge Ridge gets covered by 33 feet of wonderful snow every season, and has 10 ski lifts serving the 59 ski slopes. 1 year ago. Groveland Ranger Station, for Cherry Lake … It's gotten a lot more accurate since I first started using it a few years ago. Mailing Address: P.O. That, and the app also has use trails mapped out. Take the Cherry Lake Road out of Rainbow Pools on Hwy 120. Box 3403 There is a wealth of lakes spread out among the 100,000 acre of this pristine wilderness. Great pictures! It involved some basic topo map navigation, a certain amount of real effort, and just enough bushwhacking to … altitude difference to take pleasure in at the nearby ski mountain Dodge Ridge. Archived. This thread is archived. Don't forget to check the situation in advance of a trip paddling to.