DISTANCE
9.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,168 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

fishing

hiking

trail running

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

backpacking
21 hours ago

This trail is pretty brutal up to Cast Lake, with 6 switchbacks and only about 100 feet of flat ground over 4 miles. I took 3 friends that had never been backpacking and they handled it like champs. The lake is very pretty!