The San Joaquin River is the 2nd longest river in California (366 miles) behind the Sacramento River (447 miles). The head waters of the San Joaquin River begin at Thousand Island Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.
Kaiser Peak rises over Huntington Lake at a height of 10,320 ft.
The Minerats are one of the most striking mountain features in all of Sierra Nevada. There are a total of 17 minartes.
Kings Canyon National Park is home to Evolution Valley; which many describe as one of the most beautiful spots in Sierra Nevada.
One of the most iconic rock formations in the world. Its granite walls rise 3000 vertical feet from the Yosemite Valley.
The tallest peak in the Sierra Nevada and the United States outside of Alaska. Mt. Whitney is 14,505 feet tall.