OverviewEastern Sierra. It rises sharply 2,000' in a half mile above the south end of Grant Lake and has the name Grant written next to the elevation on the 7.5 minute USGS topo. This is a simple walk-up half day hike just off the Parker Lake Trail out of Silver Lake. It can be combined with a hike to Parker Lake. The views south over Silver Lake to San Joaquin Mountain and Carson Peak and north over Grant Lake to Mono Lake basin are worth the hike.
June Lakes Loop from the south: From the junction with Hwy. 203 at Mammoth Lakes take Hwy. 395 north 15 miles to the south end of the June Lakes Loop (Hwy 158). Go left 7 miles through the town of June Lakes around to the campground at the north end of Silver Lake and follow the directions above.
There are also National Forest Campgrounds at the south end of June Lake and one at Gull Lake both at 7,600'.