Island Lake Trail

Kyburz, California

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Classic Desolation Wilderness scenery, including craggy peaks and glacier-scoured cirques harboring crystal-blue lakes, abounds on this trip into two tributary canyons of Silver Creek. While the maintained trails up both canyons are relatively short and accessible for scads of hikers and backpackers, the mile-long cross-country route over the ridge between is difficult enough to dissuade all but the hardy few from attempting this loop.
Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in California's Sierra Nevada

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Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in California's Sierra Nevada

by Kathy Morey & Mike White with Stacy Corless & Thomas Winnett (Wilderness Press)

Classic Desolation Wilderness scenery, including craggy peaks and glacier-scoured cirques harboring crystal-blue lakes, abounds on this trip into two tributary canyons of Silver Creek. While the maintained trails up both canyons are relatively short and accessible for scads of hikers and backpackers, the mile-long cross-country route over the ridge between is difficult enough to dissuade all but the hardy few from attempting this loop.

©  Kathy Morey & Mike White with Stacy Corless & Thomas Winnett/Wilderness Press. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Backpacking, Hiking
Nearby City: Kyburz
Distance: 8
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 2 days
Season: Early July - Early October
Trailhead Elevation: 6,962 feet
Top Elevation: 8,500 feet
Local Contacts: Desolation Wilderness
Local Maps: USGS Pyramid Peak, Rockbound Valley
Driving Directions: Directions to Island Lake Trail

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May 2018