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    Neil Bergsman reviewed Lost Creek Wilderness Loop

    5 months ago

    This trail was probably too ambitious for our group of 3 casual backpackers ages 20, 27, and 57. ( The 20 year old had the toughest time due to altitude).

    The scenery is fabulous. There are wonderful campsites. We saw a moose. The trail conditions are real sketchy in a lot of places. Be prepared to do some bouldering. The whole loop should take you more than 3 days if you are not an expert. We went CL and took a short cut through Lost Creek Trail back to Wigwam Creek Trail.

    I do not recommend the southern 2 miles of Lost Creek Trail. We made it without incident, but it's treacherous in spots. We needed our rope, and guidance from other hikers who knew the route. We were scared of being stuck with no safe way out, but we did fine and had a nice trek.

    We had fun. If I did this trip again, I would plan 4 to 5 days for the whole loop, or make it a shorter out and back route. I you are up for a big challenge at high altitude, go for it!

    Neil Bergsman added spruce knob day 1

    6 months ago

    Neil Bergsman completed Seneca Creek Trail

    6 months ago