We went a step further and camped at the wonderful Ruby Lake. by Mike Zastoupil » Thu May 13, 2010 11:26 pm . Day 2: The Thousand Island Lake Area, To Ediza Lake, To Shadow Creek. Ediza Lake, Ansel Adams Wilderness, California. Hikers can go north or south on the John Muir Trail or continue up Shadow Creek to Ediza and Iceberg Lakes. You’re about 3 miles from Ediza Lake. First sunlight on the Minarets behind Ediza Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. I know this is a popular trail and hoping that by the third week of September it won't be too busy. This hike visits this alpine jewel, passing beautiful Shadow Lake and a series of pretty waterfalls on Shadow Creek along the way. We had our sights set on Ediza last September. Tiene un lago y es calificado como moderado. The group ended up camping on the East side of Ediza Lake, with great views of the Minarets. Regional discussion and conditions reports for the Golden State. User account menu. Lots of Alpine Speedwell bloom along the shore in the summer and Ediza Lake Falls can be seen streaming down the slopes below and right (north) of Waller Minaret. This is a very popular lake and the majority of the lake shore prohibits camping, so it can sometimes be a bit of a pain to find a site here unless you are willing to get off the beaten path a bit. Things get a little rocky. No camping at Shadow Lake and some areas along Shadow Creek and Ediza Lake. El sendero ofrece una serie de opciones de actividades y es mejor utilizado de marzo … Archived. This is an active bear area so you must use bear canisters to secure your food and refuse. Emerald Lake. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the California Climbing Partners forum. Oct 16, 2018 - Backpacking to Ediza Lake in Ansel Adams Wilderness during shoulder season in October. Also camping is prohibited on the East side of Lake Ediza. Shadow Lake, no camping at the lake, or between Shadow Creek and the trail. You will see me hike about 8-9 miles and as I leave I … We ended up camping close to the creek below Lake Ediza, since the good campsites on the lake had already been taken. The jaunt to Ediza is one of the most beautiful trails in the Ansel Adams Wilderness and needs an overnighter to fully appreciate. Now you'll know where catches are being recorded in the general area, and you can plan your day on the water. But the main reason to visit can be seen in the pictures, because it is a choice location to enjoy the Minarets and the two most well known peaks in the Sierra: Mt. After Shadow Lake, you will keep going. Sometimes I feel the pictures tell the full story, and they do a better job than I ever could describing the grandeur and beauty of the Eastern Sierra backcountry. Read here for more details.The Lake Ediza Junction has several great spots to camp. How to find us. Camping: Camping around Shadow Lake and anywhere between the trail and Shadow Creek is prohibited. So you're interested in fishing Ediza Lake. We're hiking the High Trail from Agnew Meadows to Thousand Island Lakes (Day 1), then down to Ediza Lake (day 2), and back to Agnew via the Shadow Creek Trail (Day 3). After reaching Ediza Lake, you can either return via the way you came, or do the loop shown on this page. Jun 12, 2019 - Backpacking to Ediza Lake in Ansel Adams Wilderness during shoulder season in October. Download area map for trail location. Try to find a spot that will have long afternoon sun as some spots will fall under the shadow of the ridge to the west. If you plan on backpacking this route and camping in the wilderness, you'll need a permit. 2 reviews of Ediza Lake "Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Mammoth Lakes Length: 13 total miles Elevation Gain: 1,700 feet Trail Type: Out-and-back Skill Level: An overall elevation gain of about 1,700 feet makes this a challenging hike. 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