Bear Box at Monarch Lake #2 (MK08)

Generated on 21 Jun 2014 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

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north Prev box is MK07: Monarch Lake #1.
south Next box is MK09: Franklin Creek.
info GPS Waypoints in Region MK : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint MK08 in Mineral King Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. MK08 is a standard box, at about 10400 feet, in the GPS route MINERAL KING.

  2. Note: The boxes and the toilet are north of the Lower Monarch Lake outlet, less than 100' elevation above the lake in the large sandy boulder field, in spite of where the old ranger text locates them.

  3. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, Sep 1999:
    Two boxes, one on each side of the pit toilet, in sight of each other about 50 yards apart.

  4. Directions from Mineral King ranger info sheet, dated 1991:
    One box is approximately 100 yards northeast of the Lower Monarch Lake outlet and near some rock bluffs approximately 250 yards west of the lake. Another box is east of the trail and 50 yards northeast of the outhouse, out of sight and behind a large boulder.

  5. MK08 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.4536600, -118.5667500) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 359680.0, 4035212.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  6. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Mineral King Area region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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