Cramer Mountain Loop


Backpack - Cramer Mountain Loop

Overnight backpack on Cramer Mtn Loop starting from Leech Lake.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,210 ft

10 am at Leech Lake parking lot. NW Forest pass required.

This is a backpack trip for experienced backpackers.  On the first day we will hike from Leech Lake to Dumbbell Lake , 7.5 miles.  We will camp overnight near Leech Lake.  On the second day, we will complete the loop back to the cars, 6 miles.


Cramer Mountain Loop

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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