Bear Box at Sawtooth Pass Trailhead (MK04)

Generated on 15 Apr 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 MK03: Mineral King Ranger Station.
north Next box is MK05: Timber Gap Junction.
info GPS Waypoints in Region MK : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint MK04 in Mineral King Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. MK04 is 2 new boxes and 1 standard box, at about 7800 feet, in the GPS route MINERAL KING.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, June 2008:
    Two newer large boxes in the north parking lot, 10 yards uphill from the paved road. One older standard box just above the south parking lot, 20 yards downhill from the paved road. There is also a pay phone so you can call for repair after the marmots eat your car.

  3. MK04 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.4529600, -118.5964100) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 357021.0, 4035178.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Mineral King Area region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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