Sean (left) and Kurt just getting up from a night in the back of my pickup, ready for the first day on Mt Langley. The Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead sits at 10,000 feet, at it is a great place to spend a little time at, so you can begin to get acclimated for your climb up 14,042 foot Mt Langley. We most often make the effort to camp at trailheads if they are located at an elevation above 7 or 8 thousand feet for this purpose.
has a way of turning an otherwise enjoyable adventure into misery, thus, it is important to know your limits so that you can gain elevation at a pace that enables you to adjust comfortably to the pressure changes that go along with the high altitude.
Well, that's about it for Getting Started on Mt Langley. So whether you plan on going to the top of Mt Langley, backpacking into the beautiful Cottonwood Lakes area, just doing a day hike, or just hanging out in Lone Pine and the surrounding areas, this area of the Southern Sierra Nevada
has something to offer everyone. For more on this beautiful area of the Sierra, click on the link below and go back to the top of this page and check out some of the other links for more adventures on Mt Langley.