Bear Box at White Chief Trailhead (MK05)

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

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west Prev box is MK04: Cabin Access Road.
north Next box is MK06: Sawtooth Pass Trailhead.
info GPS Waypoints in Region MK: download GPX file.

Detail Map of waypoint MK05 in Mineral King Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. MK05 is 1 large box, at about 7900 feet, in the GPS route MINERAL KING.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, Nov 2015:
    This seldom-used trailhead (to White Chief Mine/Peak and Hengst Peak) is across the stream from the Mineral King pack station. There are restrooms and trash facilities just above the stream crossing, and a large bear box at the trailhead.

  3. MK05 coordinates: (see GPX waypoint download links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.4497200, -118.5954300) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 357103.0, 4034817.0) 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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