Bear Box at South Lake Trailhead (SL01)

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

home Go to the main Bear Box Page or a clickable Bear Boxes Map or a complete list of 142 Bear Boxes
north Last box is SL02: Tyee Lakes Trailhead.
north Next box is SL02: Tyee Lakes Trailhead.
info GPS Waypoints in Region SL : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint SL01 in South Lake near Bishop:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. SL01 is 8 standard boxes, at about 9800 feet, in the GPS route SOUTH LAKE.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, Sep 2001:
    Eight standard boxes near the backpacker parking lot, between the toilet and the South Lake trailhead sign on the lake side of the pavement. A problem bear was killed between here and Bishop Pass in 2001.

  3. SL01 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (37.1692200, -118.5660000) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 361048.0, 4114595.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire South Lake near Bishop region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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