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Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 3: Alpine Lake to Crammer Lakes
Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 3: Alpine Lake to Crammer Lakes

Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 3: Alpine Lake to Crammer Lakes

Day three of our September 2018 Sawtooth Wilderness backpack (click here for day 1 and here for day 2). As usual, we were up early and were able to enjoy some star gazing while we had our coffee. The thing…

Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 2: Alpine Lake to Baron Lakes
Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 2: Alpine Lake to Baron Lakes

Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 2: Alpine Lake to Baron Lakes

Day two of our September 2018 Sawtooth Wilderness backpack (click here for day one). We rolled out of the tent at 6:30. It was still dark, but we could see faint light on the horizon. We had anticipated temperatures in…

Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 1: Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake
Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 1: Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake

Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness Backpack Day 1: Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake

Stunning lakes with towering mountain peaks on this Sawtooth Wilderness backpack Distance: 26.5 miles roundtrip plus boat shuttle Type: Y shaped out and back Difficulty: moderate with 4,400′ elevation gain Best season: July – September Nothing beats Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), July 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), July 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 4 (return to civilization), July 2018

Final day of our four day backpack into Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness. It had been another peaceful night at Bear Lake. Our only company was the doe that visited us again for the second night. We had a 6.5 mile…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 3 (Lookingglass Lake), July 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 3 (Lookingglass Lake), July 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 3 (Lookingglass Lake), July 2018

Day three of our Main Eagle backpack in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness. We woke around 5:00 to another clear morning with mild temperatures in the low 40s. It has been a peaceful night at Bear Lake. Like the previous night…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 2 (Bear Lake), July 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 2 (Bear Lake), July 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 2 (Bear Lake), July 2018

Day two of our four day Main Eagle backpack in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: after a scenic day one on the trail, we enjoyed a quiet campsite at Cached Lake. The only noise we had during the night was that…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 1 (Cached Lake), July 2018
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 1 (Cached Lake), July 2018

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Main Eagle Backpack day 1 (Cached Lake), July 2018

Great backpack to wildflower filled meadows and a handful of beautiful alpine lakes Distance: 24.25 miles Type: Y shape Difficulty: moderately difficult with ~4,700′ elevation gain Best season: July – September Normally, a backpack to a dammed lake would not…

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