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Blue Lake

Lots of lakes.


Somehow I missed the whole Indian Heaven Wilderness thing up until now. What a great place. Interesting vibe, strange topography, and relatively close to home.

We dressed for mid to low 50s and got that with a bit too much of low 40s at the end. This is a relatively flat hike past a whole bunch of lakes, noble firs, talus slopes, and mountain meadows. The cliffs overlooking Blue Lake can be a good spot to see mountain goats, but we didn’t see any. We did see a few pika running around the talus above Eunice Lake. I’d like to go back here on a wetter year or a different season, but I’m not sure when would be a good time.

2015-09-22 15.02.32-03

2015-09-22 15.05.53-05

2015-09-22 15.13.01-08

2015-09-22 15.25.27-20-avg

2015-09-22 16.27.52-23-avg

2015-09-22 17.29.45-41-avg

2015-09-22 17.45.51-62-avg-panorama

2015-09-22 17.51.08-71-avg

2015-09-22 17.56.50-80-avg

2015-09-22 17.58.04-92-avg

2015-09-22 18.03.07-95

2015-09-22 18.29.43-98-avg

2015-09-22 18.57.11-107-avg


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7.5 mi
Distance

hrs 37 min
Moving Time

33:38 min/mi
Pace
  • hrs 13 min
    Total Time
  • 35 min
    Stopped Time
  • 2.1 mph
    Moving Speed
  • 1.8 mph
    Avg Speed
  • 876 ft
    Ascent
  • 862 ft
    Descent

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