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Hiking / Backpacking: Mount Langley via New Army Pass

Summit elevation: 14,032 feet
25 miles with 5,300 feet of climbing
Mount Langley • Route Profile
Route Profile

Mount Langley • Description

At 14,032 feet, Mount Langley is the southernmost of the California fourteeners. The eastern approach via Cottonwood Lakes is the most popular route.
The trailhead is at Horseshow Meadows (10,034 ft). The trail follows Cottonwood Creek up to Cottonwood Lakes. Then it passes the lakes to the south and leads up New Army Pass. From here it leads down to Old Army Pass. An alternate route leads up Old Army Pass directly. Then the trail continues to leads up Mount Langley. After a short steep step to the summit plateau, the route follows large cairns to the summit. The summit offers great views, including those of Mount Whitney, Mount Muir, and Mount Russell.
A permit is required.

Mount Langley • Interactive Map

Mount Langley • Pictures

Mount Langley • View of Mount Langley
View of Mount Langley
Mount Langley • New Army Pass
New Army Pass
Mount Langley • View of Mount Langley
View of Mount Langley
Mount Langley • View from Mount Langley
View from Mount Langley
Mount Langley • View from Mount Langley
View from Mount Langley
Mount Langley • Mount Langley Cairn
Mount Langley Cairn
Mount Langley • Mount Langley
Mount Langley
Mount Langley • New Army Pass
New Army Pass
Mount Langley • Cottonwood Lakes
Cottonwood Lakes
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Mount Langley • Personal Notes

Bob N., Rick W., and I climbed Mount Langley via New Army Pass. On day one we hiked up to Cottonwood Lake #1, on day two we summited, and on day three we hiked back down. We encountered lots of mosquitoes.
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