Desolation Peak

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Day Hike - Desolation Peak

Desolation Peak

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  • Fri, Aug 4, 2006 — Sun, Aug 6, 2006
  • Day Hiking
  • Adults
  • Very Strenuous
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft
7:30 AM at Seattle I-5 & 65th St Park & Ride lot
Fri Aug 4 – Sunday Aug 6, Desolation Peak trip (S/E) (USGS Hozomeen), Ross Lake NRA. Desolation Pk is 9mi RT, 4,400’ gain, severe. Three night overnight canoe campout. Optional split-group alternative hike to Lightning Creek camp via East Bank Trail, 4 mi RT, 100’ gain, easy. We canoe Ross Lk to Boundary Bay camp (2 hr canoe) and set up lakeside camp. Canoes, canoeing gear and dry bags provided free for the first 5 hikers using my 3 canoes (2 people and their gear per canoe), additional hikers and their own watercrafts are welcome, to 12 persons max. US/Can border documents, and overnight camping gear required. Two night trip so plan for 2 days camping food. Leader Gary Zink, 253-631-4004, 206-353-3778 cell. Contact leader for a detailed trip plan. garyzink@comcast.net.
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