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Hubby & I rode our BMW Adventure Bike on Hwy 88 which lead us up to Carson Pass & the parking/hiking spot at the top. It was Labor Day Weekend & there was no where to park. We were hoping to get a hike in...More
We had a very good time at Carson Pass area Labor Day Week-end 2017.
We drove from Minden, Nevada to Carson Pass. There are scenic lakes and viewpoints.
Many were out hiking.
Our destination was Caples Lake. We were going there for trout fishing. Others...More
We hiked in early July 2017 so there was still a bit of snow in the higher elevations. We had to cross two snow fields of about 50 yards each. Kind of a pain in tennis shoes but worth every step. About half way up...More
We drove Highway 88 from Minden/Gardnerville. On this route is several lakes The top of the pass is called Carson Pass. Since it was mid May and it was a good snow year, there was still a lot of snow on the mountain peaks, Caples...More
This is kinda funny. It's nothing more than a shack that's open in warm months with a Forest Service stuff...maps, some books, t-shirts maybe. Restroom. If you have a Federal lands senior pass (available at age 62 at any National Park) you park free. Hiking...More
I have hiked in this area several times with the most recent hike last month. Two of us took to the trail from the Carson Pass trailhead to Lake Winnemucca. We stopped in first to the small visitor center located in a log cabin next...More
The Kit Carson Lodge should be a gem in the Sierras. We went there for several days to celebrate my wife's birthday.
The outside makes you think it is a special find. The rooms were in disrepair. However, the view of Silver Lake was excellent....More
We were lucky to be hiking with friends so we had 2 cars. We parked one at Carson Pass (Meiss Lake side) and then drove to Echo Summit on Rt 50 (20 min). Did the 13.5 mile hike between the two on the PCT trail....More