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Sawtooth Wilderness

Adventure Log: Old Lady Lakes Backpack & The Goodbyes Begin
Adventure Log: Old Lady Lakes Backpack & The Goodbyes Begin

Adventure Log: Old Lady Lakes Backpack & The Goodbyes Begin

August 26 – September 8, 2019 Jason’s Guilty Pleasure If Jason could have a guilty pleasure, a hobby he could indulge in without concerning himself with cost, it would be owning a classic car. His favorites are muscle cars (Chevelle,…

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…

Idaho’s Smoky Mountains: Miner-Prairie Lakes Loop, Sept 2017
Idaho’s Smoky Mountains: Miner-Prairie Lakes Loop, Sept 2017

Idaho’s Smoky Mountains: Miner-Prairie Lakes Loop, Sept 2017

Lovely pair of high mountain lakes in Idaho’s Smoky Mountains Distance: 10.8 miles roundtrip Type: lollipop Difficulty: moderately difficult with 1,600′ elevation gain (the section up to Miner Lake is relatively steep and rocky with blow downs to navigate over)…

Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains: Alice Lake Loop Backpack, Sept 2015
Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains: Alice Lake Loop Backpack, Sept 2015

Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains: Alice Lake Loop Backpack, Sept 2015

Stunning views on this backpack to several high mountain lakes and over a mountain pass Distance: 22 miles round trip including side explorations Type: loop Difficulty: ¬†moderately difficult with approximately 3,000′ total elevation gain Best season: ¬†August and September Mid-September…

Idaho’s Sawtooth Mtns: Hell Roaring and Imogene Lakes Backpack, Sept 2015
Idaho’s Sawtooth Mtns: Hell Roaring and Imogene Lakes Backpack, Sept 2015

Idaho’s Sawtooth Mtns: Hell Roaring and Imogene Lakes Backpack, Sept 2015

Backpack to two stunningly beautiful high mountain lakes surrounded by rugged Sawtooth peaks Distance: 19 miles round trip including side explorations (Hell Roaring Lake makes a fine day hike of 9.4 miles round trip with 600′ elevation gain) Type: out…

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