Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)


Day Hike - Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

This is a hike to a scenic lake below Cadet Peak . We have upper or lower trail options to explore on this beautiful route .

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,161 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

We will meet at the trail head , 8:00 am . State and Mountaineers Code of Conduct restrictions apply to this hike. 


Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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