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Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?

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avatar Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 10:46AM
The Long and Short of it?

So... there's a lot of lakes named Long in The Sierra.
Since I'm from SF Bay Area... is it just "Sierra"?
Anywho... um... yeah... walked by 4 of them this August/Sept.
And it was... o, wow, um... yeah, it's not THAT Long
and um... wow... that's the best they could come up with?

Without further adoo:








And from 2014:


Why Long?

Beats me



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Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 11:47AM
re: pic no 2. despite the lack of trees in the basin, could it possibly be transitioning into a meadow, and therefore 'longer' when it was named than it appears now? Confused
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 02:24PM
Yeah, lots of longs. Don't really know why either.

Here's my guesses (I know you didn't ask for them but...)
Pic 1...Bishop Creek trail headed toward Dusy Basin ?
Pic 2...Mosquito Flats ?
No guesses on the others.
avatar Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 03:10PM
Ok... you found another! (I haven't ever gone toooo far up Little Lakes Valley)
(only just goofing around maybe to Heart)
(go figure... eh? you would think I'd have been to Chickenfoot!)

You got #1 right ...

#2 I just addressed above there... (i.e. you're left) (i.e. you're not right)

So... how many more are there that I'm missing!?
(guess I could do a search, eh? )
smiling smiley



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avatar Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 04:19PM
#2 has that southern Sierra vibe going on. The one between Cottonwood Lakes & New Army Pass?



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/27/2017 04:19PM by Ursa Minor.
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 04:57PM
And while you're at it, there are two Mono Passes. I always thought Mono meant one, but......
avatar Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 27, 2017 09:41PM
There are definitely a few Twin Lakes
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 28, 2017 09:26AM
Kennedy Meadows too...
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 30, 2017 10:13PM
'Mono' appears to be a corruption of a native word. But it's also Spanish for 'monkey'.
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
September 28, 2017 05:22PM
There are Upper and Lower Long Lakes above Fremont Lake in the Hoover Wilderness...and Long Lake east of Wire Lakes in the Emigrant Wilderness.

But I thought most of your hiking was further south this summer.



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avatar Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
October 05, 2017 07:59AM
Doz bee da bottom tree.

We dooz lots o stuff... from Siberian Pass to Bond and Dorothy Pass

Just didn't write about it. Z Ol Stick N Fedders is a busy bird.

We take a lot of pictures though...



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avatar Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
October 30, 2017 08:11AM
Little Lakes one:





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Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
October 31, 2017 10:44AM
Thanks for the Little lakes one. My son and I have been there a few times. Always fun.
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
November 17, 2017 05:15PM
Both Tahoe and Eldorado National Forests have a Long Lake. Tahoe's Long is just below Grouse Ridge, and Eldorado's is in the Mokelumne Wilderness. I like 'em both, but neither comes close to the some you've posted. Love the Long Lake in the Emigrant (pic #5)!
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
November 26, 2017 11:21AM



little lakes...Long Lake in June
Re: Five Long Lakes make a Left?
December 04, 2017 07:25PM
Is #3 Hoover Wilderness?
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December 06, 2017 07:09AM
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