Sherman Pass–Monache Meadow

Date: Seprember 8-10, 2016
Trail Boss: Danny W, 714 651 9717,

Meeting Time: 7:45 AM. Leaving at 8:00 AM
Meeting Location: Troy Meadow Campground Entry
Meeting Directions:
Pearsonville: Starting at CA-91 east bound toward the I-15, take I-15 north toward Barstow 43.3 miles. Take exit 141 to merge onto US-395 north toward Bishop/Adelanto 98.3 miles. Take the ramp onto US-395 north 7.3 miles to Pearsonville, Ca.
Special Note: Pearsonville, Ca. is the last chance for gas. Pearsonville elevation is 2513 ft and going to Troy Meadow elevation of 7800 ft is a little bit of a climb.
Troy Meadow Campground: From Pearsonville take US Rt. 395 north 2.6 miles to Kennedy Meadow sign. Turn left at sign onto Nine-mile Canyon Road and go 24.6 miles to a “Y” intersection. Bear left onto Sherman Pass Road and go 10.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground.

Run type: Overnighter
Difficulty Rating: RATING (1-5)
Trail Description: Sherman Pass 4 wheel drive road is narrow, rocky, and steep. Road is difficult terrain, expert 4WD techniques required. Not suitable for long wheel base vehicles. (6.8 miles)

Equipment Required: Minimum 31” tires but could have trouble. High ground clearance vehicle required and rear lockers.
Permits Required: Adventure Pass. Annual $30 or day $5, available at most sports equipment stores as well as Ranger stations and Discovery Center
Reminder to Bring: Bring lunch and extra water, chairs, basic tools, shovel, camera, extra weather appropriate clothing, etc.
Communications: CB Channel 4. HAM channel 146.550 MHz (SIMP2)
Campground information: CAMPING