Ingalls Lake


Backpack - Ingalls Lake

Enjoy the Larches in this alpine basin.

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Due to my current trip at The Enchantments ending the Friday before this trip, I will be meeting the group at the Trailhead at 7:30 am.  Group e-mail correspondence will help facilitate carpool arrangements.  

Special regulations limit our camp site selection in the pristine area.  


Ingalls 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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