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Best on the Crest: Food and lodging on the PCT

A guide to restaurants and motels near the Pacific Crest Trail.

Source: Best on the Crest: Food and lodging on the PCT


ATTENTION THRU-HIKERS (PCT and TRT) The Chalet can no longer receive re-supply packages. Alternatives Here

Echo Chalet is a high-Sierra, summer-only, resort located approximately 10 miles from South Lake Tahoe and 49 miles east of Placerville off U.S. Highway 50.


The Chalet can no longer receive re-supply packages.  If addressed to us, packages will be held at our regional post office (Twin Bridges) located 9 miles west on Highway 50 next to the Strawberry Station Market, and across from Strawberry Lodge.         Hours 9:30-4pm M-F. Closed 1pm-1:30 for lunch. Phone: 530-659-7670


  1. Hikers can mail to the South Lake Tahoe Main Post Office; 12 miles from Echo Lake, at  1046 Al Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Phone: 530-544-5867  Take Highway 50 through Meyers to Pioneer Trail (or continue to Lake Tahoe Boulevard) then proceed east to Al Tahoe Boulevard. The facility is located at the south end of the shopping mall.
  2. Or send packages to: Lake of the Sky Outfitters 1023 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.  This is about 7 miles from Echo Lake in the Lampson Plaza Shopping Center near the “Y”.  Phone: 530-541-1027.  Open 7 days. No charge for holding re-supply packages.

It is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you use priority mail in order to obtain tracking numbers, and permit forwarding if necessary. Keep that number with you if calling for delivery confirmation or forwarding instructions. Remember you will need to provide a photo I.D. to pick up (or forward) a priority package.

Echo Chalet Homepage.


Mammoth Lakes – Davison Street Guest House

Davison St. Guest House, Mammoth California

PCT hiker rate is $22 plus tax


19 Davison
For Reservations & Information Write:

Carl Hillenbrand
333 9th Street
Del Mar, CA 92014
Call 8580922-8648


Visit our Website:


A 50% deposit is required within 7 days of booking to hold your reservation. The balance is due 30 calendar days in advance of arrival date. Reservations made within 30 days of arrival date are payable in full.

Cancellations & Refunds:

  • If a reservation is cancelled more than 30 days before arrival date, a full refund will be given, less a $25.00 service charge.
  • If cancelled less than 30 days before arrival date, no refund will be given unless we can rebook your space.
  • No refunds are given for weather condition, road condition, early departure, or other elements beyond our control.

House Policies:

  • Check in after 4:00 p.m.
  • Check out before 11:00 a.m.
  • No Exceptions unless approved in advance.
  • Linens are provided.
  • No Smoking on premises.
  • No pets allowed.


Davison St. Guest House is located at the intersection of Lake Mary Road & Davison.

To Get There:

From US 395 take Hwy 203 about 3 miles to the town of Mammoth Lakes and on Hwy 203 (Main St.) go through the three traffic lights, past Minaret Road (Where Main St. changes its name to Lake Mary Road); go 3/4 mile up Lake Mary Road, past the turn off to Canyon Lodge Skit are, and turn right on Davison. The Tuest House is at 19 Davison and is the first building on the left.

Bed and cook-your-own-breakfast

Smoke-free lodging

Spectacular View!

Woodsy A-Frame lodge

Ideal for hosteling travelers & groups up to 26

(Lots of bunk beds & self-service kitchen)

Same Day Reservations and Walk-Ins 760-924-2188

Advance Reservation: 858-922-8648

Winter Rates – Save up to 15% Midweek!

Summer Rates as of 2013

These rates DO NOT include local bed tax.

Space Rented:

Entire Lodge 22-26 people $566.37/night

Room 1/3 2-4 people* $61.95/night

Dorm Bed $29.20/night

Room 5 w/Bath 2-4 people* $79.65

*Add for each 3rd/4th person $13.27

PCT hiker rate is $22 plus tax

19 Davison Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Mammoth Lakes – Davison Street Guest House.