Friday, September 1, 2017

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Mt. Defiance via Mason Lake

Updated 9-1-2017

Great views at the top. Get an early start since this south facing and it will be warm this weekend. Thanks to Alan Bauer his photos.
Mason Lake a good destination or great place for a break @ Alan Bauer
View from the top looking north @ Michael Fagin
Dennis at summit of Defiance @ Alan Bauer
View from Defiance @ Alan Bauer

Driving Directions: From  I-90 and going east take Exit 45 (Forest Road 9030.) . At a fork 0.8 miles from I-90 take the left branch onto Road 9031. . At 3.8 miles from I-90, reach the large parking area for the Ira Spring Trail (#1038.) .

Trail Stats: 11 miles roundtrip and about 3600 gain. Here is the track

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