DISTANCE
13.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,490 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

snow

no dogs

hiking
1 month ago

Hiked this as a day hike. Up and back in 5 hours is doable but definitely a leg burner. Amazing views, the lake is perfect. First few miles are through the pole creek fire aftermath. Once you get through that the hike gets better and scenery improves.