Backpack - Mormon Ladies Lakes

Three day trip into the Chiwaukum country, topped with lakes and a high ridge.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 28.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft

0530 at Brickyard Park & Ride in Bothell

Day 1:  Hike up the Chiwaukum Creek trail, then take the Painter/Index Creek trail to about 4200' and set up camp.

Day 2: Day exploration to Lakes Flore and Brigham, Ladies Pass and Cape Horn.

Day 3: Hike out, ice cream or meal in Leavenworth.

Warning!  This trip will contain puns, riddles, jokes and stories.



Mormon Ladies Lakes

  • Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

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

    Green Trails Wenatchee Lake No. 145

    Green Trails Chiwaukum Mtns No. 177
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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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