Bear Box at Winter Gate (MK01)

Generated on 2 Aug 2022 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

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east Last box is MK13: Franklin Lake Upper.
east Next box is MK02: Hocket Meadow Trailhead.
info GPS Waypoints in Region MK: download GPX file.

Detail Map of waypoint MK01 in Mineral King Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. MK01 is a standard box, at about 6300 feet, in the GPS route MINERAL KING.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, June 2008:
    One box 20 yards north of the paved Mineral King Road, on a dirt spur road which goes north just outside the gate where the paved road is closed in winter.

  3. MK01 coordinates: (see GPX waypoint download links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.4563000, -118.6885200) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 348773.0, 4035689.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. 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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