Day Hike - Owyhigh Lakes


Day Hike - Owyhigh Lakes

We will continue past the lakes to see the wildflower meadows beyond, then go up the boot path to the saddle below Tomanos Mountain. Proof of vaccination is required for this hike (if you haven't already hiked with me this year, please send a photo of your vaccination card, you can block everything except your name and second shot information if you wish).

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,330 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 average moving speed

Owyhigh Lakes Trailhead at 8:30 AM,

Please be accustomed to this length and elevation gain, if you are not sure ask me and we can figure it out. An instructional flower list will be distributed after the hike.  


Owyhigh Lakes

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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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