Activity Information

Hikers

Island & Melakwa Lakes Loop

08/03/13 (Sat) - 08/05/13 (Mon)

Trip
Foothills Backpacking


Dick Hayek   (Qualified Youth Leader)

9:00 AM

Lookout Point Trailhead parking lot


This is a three-day, one-way backpack starting at Lookout Point trailhead parking lot and ending at Denny Creek trailhead parking lot. One car can be left at Denny Creek parking lot to shuttle drivers to Lookout Point at the end of the hike to retrieve the other cars. On 1st day pass Talapus Lake, Olallie Lake and Rainbow Lake enroute to a campsite at Island Lake, involving 5.3 miles and 1600 feet gain. Optional day hike to Rainbow, Blazer and Mason Lakes, involving 4 miles RT and 200 feet gain. Next day:backpack to Lower Tuscohatchie Lake, involving 3.9 miles and 1000 feet loss; have lunch, and possibly a swim. In the afternoon backpack to Melakwa Lake, involving 2.9 miles and 1100 feet gain; camp there for the night. Backpack out to Denny Creek on last day, involving 2.9 miles and 2200 feet loss. NW Forest Pass required

This is a one-way backpack starting at Lookout Point trailhead parking lot and ending at Denny Creek trailhead parking lot.

One car will be left at Denny Creek parking lot to shuttle drivers to Lookout Point at the end of the hike to retrieve the other cars.

Saturday morning we will pass Talapus Lake, Olallie Lake and Rainbow Lake enroute to our campsite at Island Lake, involving 5.3 miles and 1600 feet gain. Saturday afternoon we will have an optional day hike to Rainbow, Blazer and Ma... More

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Registration closed on Thu, Aug 1 at 5:00 PM

Trip Data
Moderate
2,700
15
Moderate

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