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A trail to a beautiful alpine lake with overnight camping for backpackers.


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Map Key

3.8

Miles

6.1

KM

Point to Point

5,104' 1,556 m

High

2,778' 847 m

Low

2,355' 718 m

Up

29' 9 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

69%

Max Grade (34°)

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Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Description

This trail can take you several directions. The trail leads you to a beautiful alpine lake, Rachel Lake. From there, you can access Rampart Lakes, Lila Lakes and Alta Peak. This is a popular hike, and you'll see others on the trails. If you do this hike as an out-and-back hike, it is about 8 miles roundtrip.

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Shared By:

Brian Behrens with improvements by Amanda Huber

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  4.5 from 8 votes

#7284

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  4.5 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#308

in Washington

#7,284

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Rachel Lake
Sep 9, 2017 near Skykomish, WA
Rachel Lake
Sep 9, 2017 near Skykomish, WA
Rachel Lake
Sep 9, 2017 near Skykomish, WA
View of Rachel Lake from the trail towards Rampart Lakes
Dec 10, 2018 near Skykomish, WA

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