DISTANCE
9.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,877 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

forest

lake

views

scramble

2 months ago

Great, fun, challenging hike with beautiful views near the top. After a couple of miles of steady but smooth uphill walking, this hike becomes a climb. My friend is a strong hiker, but a so so climber, and it took us over an hour to clamber over boulders, roots, and rocks for the 4th mile. It turned out to be totally worth it with stunning views a mile from the top. If you’re a strong climber, you’ll really enjoy this, but if your experience is limits to hiking, you might consider turning back.