Bear Box at Hockett Meadow Stockade (HP03)

Generated on 21 Jun 2014 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

home Go to the main Bear Box Page or a clickable Bear Boxes Map or a complete list of 142 Bear Boxes
west Prev box is HP02: Hockett Meadow Ranger Station.
south Next box is HP04XX: Upper Camp - may not be near here.
info GPS Waypoints in Region HP : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint HP03 in Hockett Plateau:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. HP03 is a standard box, at about 8500 feet, in the GPS route HOCKETT PLATEAU.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, June 2001:
    One standard box a quarter mile across the meadow from the ranger station. You can find it by looking for the largest boulder just outside the tree line that defines the meadow. Closer up, the bear box is just behind an orange snow depth marker nailed to a tree and facing the meadow. This box is intended for horse packers, see BBHP02.

  3. Directions from Mineral King ranger info sheet, dated 1991:
    One box at the stock camp in the trees one fourth of a mile southeast of the Ranger Station.

  4. HP03 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.3744800, -118.6531300) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 351789.0, 4026557.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  5. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Hockett Plateau region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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