Gregg Boydston

  • Backpack from the Grand Canyon's Cremation Canyon to Utah Flats

    Note: The spot on the map is the beginning of the hike into Cremation Canyon Campground. For the full report on getting there, check out this adventure.Heading out of the campsite at Cremation Canyon, look for hints of a trail where you will scram...

    4 miles 2527 ft gain

  • Explore the Black Point Fissures

    This area is such a great way to spend time exploring. It's a lot different than what it's surrounded by, making it a great change of pace in the Eastern Sierra.Just East of Lee Vining, California is Black Point, which sits on the North side of th...

    2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to the Summit of Mt. Whitney

    Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. It stands over 14,500ft high at its peak and it sure feels like it when you are up there.Located just West of Lone Pine, CA you take Whitney Portal Road West for 13 miles all the way...

    22 miles 6100 ft gain

  • Camp and Photograph Hot Creek

    Hot Creek Geological Site is a must see when you are in the Mammoth Lakes area. It is just West of Highway 395 and only minutes form the town of Mammoth Lakes, which has great food, a ski resort, world class mountain biking, and a brewery. Bishop ...

  • Explore Crowley Lake Columns

    Starting from Mammoth Lakes you head South on Highway 395 until you get to Benton Crossing Rd. (Green Church on the corner) and make a left.From Bishop you head North for about 30-40 miles until you hit Benton Crossing Rd. and make a right.From he...

  • Hike to Pika Lake

    As many of the other hikes start in this area, you start at the Goldwater Creek Campground where there is plenty of parking and restrooms. You will take the Duck Pass Trailhead for this hike.• I wanted to point out that this is not the easiest hik...

    10 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Camp at Mono Lake

    Many people visit Mono Lake for a quick photo opportunity of the South Tufa. When I discovered camping was allowed on the North side of the lake, I knew I had to experience it and share.You head East on Cemetery Rd. just North of Lee Vining. This ...

  • Hike to Arrowhead Lake

    If you make your way to the Goldwater Campground there is plenty of parking. The trailhead you take leads to many lakes but the Duck Pass trailhead is the on you want to take.This is a easy trail to follow and walk with very little obstacles. You ...

    2.6 miles 600 ft gain

  • Hike to Heart Lake, Mammoth Lakes

    Starting by parking at the Goldwater Creek Campground parking lot, you will see a couple trailheads. This one is specifically marked Heart Lake. There will be a couple forks in the trail, but if you stay right and on the more obvious path, you wil...

    3.2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Sherwin Lakes

    Just outside the town of Mammoth Lakes, CA is the Sherwin Lakes Trailhead. An easy 10 minute drive down some dirt roads will get you to the dirt parking lot where you can safely leave your vehicle and begin your fairly easy 2.5 mile hike to Sherwi...

    4.5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike to Heart Lake

    Starting by parking at the Goldwater Creek Campground parking lot, you will see a couple trailheads. This one is specifically marked Heart Lake. There will be a couple forks in the trail, but if you stay right and on the more obvious path, you wil...

    2 miles