Indian Heaven via Thomas Lake


Backpack - Indian Heaven via Thomas Lake

Let's explore one of the most scenic routes of the PCT. A mid-week backpacking to enjoy this wonderful place without the week-end crowd.

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

This will be a 2 nights, 3 days backpack.

We'll arrive mid-morning (precise time to be communicated at later time) at the trailhead  and hike to Blue Lake to set up camp and explore the area around the lake.
Day two we will day hike the Indian Heaven loop (leaving tents at Blue Lake). 
Day three we will leave camp and hike out. 


Indian Heaven via Thomas Lake

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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