Evans Outdoor Adventures

White Cloud 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 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 White Cloud Wilderness: Island Lake, Sept 2015
Idaho’s White Cloud Wilderness: Island Lake, Sept 2015

Idaho’s White Cloud Wilderness: Island Lake, Sept 2015

Ambitious day hike to a rugged and beautiful high mountain lake in the newly designated White Cloud Wilderness. Distance: 13.0 miles round trip (including exploration at the lake) Difficulty: difficult with ~2,700′ elevation gain over rocky trail Best season: August…

White Cloud Mtns: Boulder Chain Lakes Backpack, September 2014
White Cloud Mtns: Boulder Chain Lakes Backpack, September 2014

White Cloud Mtns: Boulder Chain Lakes Backpack, September 2014

Spectacular backpack into the rugged and stunning Boulder Chain Lakes of the White Cloud Mountains in south central Idaho. Distance: 20.75 miles round trip (+/- depending on how many lakes visited and location of base camp) Type: out and back…

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