Josephine, Chain & Doelle Lakes


Day Hike - Josephine Lake

We will hike to Susan Jane Lake , and Josephine Lake . The route is on the PCT , and is a great hike for Fall colors .

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 mph

We will meet at 8:00 am , Stevens Pass PCT trailhead. Carpooling details are forthcoming.

The hike was planned to do a one-way hike between trail heads . Carpooling would be impacted , and the decision was made to accommodate carpooling interest . We may added 1.4 miles to the trip distance with a hike down to the shore of Josephine Lake . 


Josephine, Chain & Doelle Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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