Backpack the Rae Lakes Loop, SEKI

  • 09/14/2019
  • 6:00 AM
  • 09/17/2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • Kings Canyon, SEKI NP
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Join MAA members to backpack the scenic Rae Lakes Loop. One of the most popular trails in SEKI, Rae Lakes loop traverses stunning Sierra mountain and lake scenery. 3 nights, 4 days. Experience with backpacking recommended. Loaner gear may be available. We have room for 6. Hope to have you out with us!


  • What's happening: Rae Lakes Loop in Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, 41.4 miles round trip. Back country campsites, approx 10 miles per day, 7,844 elevation gain total.   
  • Where to meet: 6:00 am, Bubbs Creek TH. 
  • Event Leader: Richard Nguyen
  • Minimum / Maximum: 3,6
  • What to bring: Standard backpacking equipment: tent, stove, fuel, pots, map, compass, sleeping bag, pad, bowl / cup, spoon, food for 4 days 3 nights, water filter, water bottles, trekking poles, 40-65 liter backpack, sunglasses, hat, waterproof jackets and pants, sturdy supportive hiking boots, warm layers, wicking baselayers, personal items. If you have any questions please contact the EL.
  • Permit Fee: Please pay $15 to offset the costs of permits. Registration is confirmed when payment is confirmed.
  • Medical: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.
  • Bear canisters are required.


  • DAY 1:  - Meet and greet at the Bubbs Creek TH at 6:00 am. Gear, logistics. Hike approximately 10 miles to camp.
  • DAY 2:  - Hiking approximately 10 miles to location. Camp.
  • DAY 3:  - Hiking approximately 10 miles to location. Camp.
  • DAY 4:  - Complete loop back approximately 10 miles back to Bubbs Creek TH.


  • In order to register you must be a Base, Peak, or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • This event is free of charge. MAA receives no direct financial gain for organizing and supporting this event.
  • Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described is the plan; however, circumstances beyond the leader's control may necessitate changes.
  • The event begins and ends at the trailhead. MAA does not insure ridesharing or other travel arrangements and bears no responsibility for them. Carpooling, ride sharing, or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among individuals.
  • MAA event leaders carry communication devices and a medical kit; The primary event leader has current wilderness first aid and CPR training as well as MAA policy training.

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