Mount Erie, Sugerloaf, Heart Lake & Whistle Lake


Day Hike - Heart & Whistle Lakes

Loop from Heart Lake parking lot to Whistle Lake, continue to Sugarloaf then loop around the south end of Heart Lake to return to the parking lot.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,260 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 900 ft
  • Pace: 2,0 mph

Meet in Anacortes at "The Store" grocery at 9:30am and caravan a couple miles to the Heart Lake parking lot (no cell coverage, but pit toilets)

Will send GPX data of track and waypoints with Hello Hiker email. We'll have an opportunity to practice some navigation if anyone is interested.



Mount Erie, Sugerloaf, Heart Lake & Whistle Lake

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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