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This is an incredible spot with great lake views. Additionally, on your way to this gem, you'll have views to the north of Sawtooth Mountains and Mt. Regan to the south across Sawtooth Lake itself.

Overnight Trip: 8.5 miles one-way from the Iron Creek trail head. This is accessed by either a fast, long all-day hike or a wonderful overnight.

Gem Type: Lake

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Jessie Eby

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Sep 3, 2020
Jack Min
Sep 14, 2019
Stephen Bonner
3 crystal clear blue watered Alpine Lakes. 1700 ft. elevation change. Nuff said.
Sep 7, 2019
Tilman Giese
Jul 6, 2019
Kyle Anthony
I think that distance may need to be checked. I believe it's 4 miles to alpine lake and 5 miles to Sawooth lake one-way. Anyone else agree?
Aug 28, 2017
Aaron Feltenberger
Aug 18, 2017
Reid Snowden
Jul 19, 2017
Alden Ryno
Hiked up, camped overnight, trekked out. Incredible sights and scenery!
Nov 8, 2016
Светлана Дмитриева
5 hour hike

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