Lyman Lakes via Spider Gap

Leavenworth, Washington 98826

Lyman Lakes via Spider Gap

Lyman Lakes via Spider Gap Professional Guide

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"Hike up a broad valley once coveted by hard-scrabble miners to one of the Cascades’ famed ?ower ?elds. Then trudge up a small glacier to a high, rocky notch in a formidable wall of craggy
summits.

Descend snow, talus, and meadows to a pair of shimmering lakes at the base of one of the most-studied glaciers in America."

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Backpacking Washington: Overnight and Multi-Day Routes (The Mountaineers Books)
Craig Romano
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"This is a Northwest classic: Walk up a broad valley once coveted by miners to one of the region’s famed fl ower fi elds. Then travel up a small glacier to a high rocky notch in a formidable wall of craggy summits. From there, descend snow, talus, and meadow to a pair of shimmering lakes at the base of one of the most studied glaciers in America. Then return via several high passes that burst with radiant blossoms and mesmerize with horizon-spanning views. No wonder this trip is on many a backpacker’s bucket list!" Read more

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Trail Information

Leavenworth
Nearby City
34.6
Distance
7,335 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
Best late July to October
Season
Okanogan-Wenatchee NF, Lake Wenatchee Ranger Station (summer) or Wenatchee River Ranger District, Leavenworth
Local Contacts
Green Trails No. 113 Holden
Local Maps

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Dec 2018