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Backpack - Chiwaukum, Larch & Scottish Lakes

Two nights at Loch Eileen with a day trip to Larch Lake

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 9,500 ft

Meet at Lake Ethel TH at 10 AM.  Carpooling can be arranged.


The first day's climb is over 3000' in elevation gain.  Please make sure you are conditioned properly and have done other commenserate trips this summer. 


Chiwaukum, Larch & Scottish Lakes

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Leavenworth No. 178

    Green Trails Chiwaukum Mtns No. 177
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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