Bear Box at Lower Crabtree Meadow (TC05)

Generated on 2 Aug 2022 - 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 150 Bear Boxes
north Prev box is TC04: Crabtree Ranger Station.
north First box is TC01: Tyndall Creek at John Muir Trail.
info GPS Waypoints in Region TC: download GPX file.

Detail Map of waypoint TC05 in Tyndall and Crabtree Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. TC05 is a standard box, at about 10700 feet, in the GPS route TYNDALL CRABTREE.

  2. Note: Descriptions of this box vary, and TC04 is nearby! This one is TC05, a mile south of the Crabtree Ranger Station, at the trail junction in Crabtree Meadow, just west from where Whitney Creek and Crabtree Creek join.

  3. Directions from Scott Sullivan, with GPS waypoint, Sep 2001:
    One box on the west side of the trail and the south side of the creek, perhaps 15 feet from the trail, in plain sight.

  4. Directions from Mineral King ranger info sheet, dated 1991:
    One box about 100 yards southeast of the John Muir Trail.

  5. TC05 coordinates: (see GPX waypoint download links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.5519719, -118.3584789) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 378496.0, 4045837.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  6. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Tyndall and Crabtree Area region.

Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.

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