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Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby ashbal » Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:19 pm

Hi

I plan to day hike Mt.Langley from Cottonwood lakes trailhead sometime next month. If I were to camp the previous night in the trail head camp site (I am assuming there are camp sites there), do I need permit ? I heard that for day hiking , I dont need a permit. Is that correct ? I dont plan to camp on the trail going up the mountain. If I need to get a permit for camping, where can I get it ?

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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby bajaandy » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:23 pm

No permit necessary for day hiking Langley. Keep it on the DL and snooze in your car @ the TH. Or get a camp spot @ Horseshoe Meadows. If you do plan to overnight in the wilderness, get your permit at the Eastern Sierra InterAgency Visitor Center in Lone Pine.
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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby DukeJH » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:31 pm

You can also crash the night before in the Alabama Hills just outside of Lone Pine.
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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby ashbal » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:33 pm

>> camp spot @ Horseshoe Meadows.
Do I need permit for this or just show up at Horseshoe meadows, park my car, put my tent in the camp site and sleep through the night ?
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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby The Chief » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:36 pm

Nope!

If there is a spot available, you just pay the site fee and have at it.
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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby ashbal » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:38 pm

>> If there is a spot available, you just pay the site fee and have at it.

Can I reserve it and if yes, can you tell me the number to call ?
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Re: Camping & Permit at Mt.Langley

Postby johnm » Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:02 pm

Its first come first serve with no reservations. Its limited to one night only and the cost used to be around $6.00.

Its meant to be more a staging area for access to the many trailheads more than a campground. Don't leave food in the car, Its bear country.
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