Bear Box at Tyndall Creek at John Muir Trail (TC01)

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
south Last box is TC05: Lower Crabtree Meadow.
south Next box is TC02: Tyndall Frog Ponds.
info GPS Waypoints in Region TC : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint TC01 in Tyndall and Crabtree Area:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. TC01 is a standard box, at about 10900 feet, in the GPS route TYNDALL CRABTREE.

  2. Directions from Kit Groves, with GPS waypoint, July 2000:
    One box west of the trail and 100 yards north of the Tyndall Creek crossing. It appears the trail in this area is shown incorrectly on the topo. The box is at the coordinate given, but the trail is to the east of the box and closer to the creek than is shown on the USGS maps.

  3. Directions from Mineral King ranger info sheet, dated 1991:
    One box west of the John Muir Trail and about 350 feet north of the Tyndall Creek crossing.

  4. TC01 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (36.6430300, -118.3875100) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 376047.0, 4055973.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  5. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Tyndall and Crabtree Area region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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