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Alabama Hills -- De La Cour Ranch
Near: Lone PineCA (Weather)
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5 Total
Mileage
50 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description High desert trails at 5,000 feet elevation, beneath the Eastern Sierra crest. Trails are gentle slopes with sandy footing winding through beautiful sage and dry washes with spectacular views of the Sierra peaks and the Owens Valley. The Alabama Hills are close by, offering dramatic rock formations and endless trails through old western movie locations.
Best Time to Visit April through October
Times to Avoid
Campground Main cabin sleeps (4) with kitchen and bath. Tent cabins sleep (2) with adjacent bath house. Screened gazebos and lots of flat spots for tent camping. Area is well shaded. Horses can be high lined at camping area or stabled in paddocks or barn on ranch.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
lodging, shower, toilet,pump stall, tie-up, water Coale Johnson, Julie Fought
760-264-3213
delacourcabins@yahoo.com
Julie Fought
PO Box 753
Lone Pine, CA, CA 93545
Additional Info
Directions DeLaCour Ranch is nine miles west of Lone Pine, CA. Turn west off highway 395 onto Whitney Portal Road. Go three miles to Horse Shoe Meadow Road and turn left (south). Go six miles to DeLaCour Ranch. DeLaCour Ranch.com Phone: 760-264-3213 Coale Johnson and Julie Fought
This information was provided by julie fought on 2/13/2010 9:18:38 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)