Backpack - Desolation Peak

Desolation Peak

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  • Sat, Jul 2, 2005 — Mon, Jul 4, 2005
  • Backpacking
  • Adults
7:00 AM at To Be Determined
July 2, Sat – July 4 Mon, Desolation Peak trip (S/E) (USGS Hozomeen), Ross Lake NRA. Desolation Pk is 9mi RT, 4,400’ gain, severe. Optional split-group alternative hike to Lightning Creek camp via East Bank Trail, 4 mi RT, 100’ gain, easy. We canoe Ross Lk to Boundary Bay camp (1.5 hr canoe) and set up lakeside camp. Canoes, canoeing gear and dry bags provided free (2 people and their gear per canoe). I have 3 canoes, more watercrafts are welcome. US/Can border documents, and overnight camping gear required. Leader Gary Zink, 253-631-4004, 206-353-3778 cell. Contact leader for trip details.
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