Sykes Hot Springs GPS Track
Ventana Wilderness, Big Sur, Northern California
- Distance: 21.6 miles
- Elevation Gain: 5,502 feet
- Elevation Loss: 5,506 feet
- Minimum Elevation: 264 feet
- Maximum Elevation: 1,734 feet
To read more about this trip, see: Gummy penguins for breakfast — How not to take my eight-year-old nephew, and other newbies, on a first-time backpacking trip.