3. SABRINA BASIN TRAIL TO MIDNIGHT LAKE
Difficulty: Moderate/Challenging Day Hike
Midnight Lake is one of many pristine alpine lakes in the Bishop area.
Considered to be one of the best hikes in the Bishop Region, showcasing incredible alpine lakes and mountain views. Those who make the 11.8-mile roundtrip trek along the Sabrina Basin trail gain access to pristine, untouched wilderness. This trail is steep, climbing more than 1,000 feet in the second and third miles. Take your time, enjoy the day and keep climbing up over the headwall, as you will be rewarded with shimmering lakes and grandiose views of 13,000-foot peaks reaching toward the heavens. If you hike to Midnight Lake, you’ll also pass the stunning Blue and Dingleberry Lakes, each surrounded by glacial-covered basins and 13,000-foot serrated mountain peaks.