DISTANCE
16.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,018 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

hiking

trail running

lake

views

wild flowers

hiking
5 days ago

Day hiked July 14th to Lois Lake, did not make it to Scmidell due to time constraints. Nice trail with nice mix of forested, open granite areas, wild flowers, lakes and mountains. Trail is easy to lose in granite area, just need to head towards pass and take note of surroundings for hike back. Lots of open area which made it hot, bring lots of water or bring a filter. Plenty of lakes along the way so take advantage of them to cool off. Switch backs up pass is nicely graded.