Backpack - Eightmile Lake & Lake Caroline


Backpack - Eightmile Lake & Lake Caroline

Overnight backpack to Eightmile Lake with day trip to Lake Caroline

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft

Brickyard Park & Ride @ 6:30 am

We will backpack to Eightmile Lake and set up camp, then grab our day packs for the hike up to Lake Caroline.  Lake-lubbers may want to swim in the lake after the climb up to Caroline.  Enjoy a crisp fall night under the stars.  $10 cost for Enchantments permit.  Leader permission required.


Eightmile Lake, Eightmile Mountain & Lake Caroline

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

    Green Trails Enchantment Lakes No. 209S
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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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