DISTANCE
8.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,033 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hiked up to Joan and Gem Lakes from Echo lake met some hikers that came over Murdock Mountain and didn't know that it was much closer from Echo. Years ago the road was good enough to get to Echo Lake fairly easily. There are golden trough in the lake now