There are bears in the vicinity, so keep your food close. This trail may close in the winter.
Features: Lake — River/Creek — Views — Commonly Backpacked
Dogs: No Dogs
If there is snow, this trail can become one of the hardest you have done. On the way up, the canopy is lost so have enough sunblock and a hat. as you'll be pretty exposed.
The upper part of the trail has pine trees and lots of canopies. There are also mosquitoes due to all the streams.
Be careful and be ready for a spectacular view as you reach the high point around 2 miles.