Rachel, Rampart & Lila Lakes


Backpack - Rachel, Rampart & Lila Lakes

Mostly an easy outing with lots of great views, including on the side trips. There is one steep section but it's only a mile - we'll get everyone up.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: As the group likes. Likely slowish


Ideally we'll camp at Rampart Lakes. But if anyone isn't feeling that strong, we'll camp at Rachel Lake. Saturday will be side trips as desired.


Rachel, Rampart & Lila Lakes

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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