Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Melakwa Lake

Updated 11-11-2014

Great hike near Snoq Pass and just west of the pass. Great hike rain or shine. Should be mostly snowfree perhaps some patchy snow near the lake. Best weather days this Tuesday and Wednesday (11-12-2014)

Waterfalls part way to the lake

River crossing popular spot in summer
Fall colors from earlier
One will always find happy hikers
Melakwa Lake 
Driving Directions: From Seattle drive east on I-90 to exit 47 . Turn left over the overpass and proceed to a  junction. Turn right and travel 0.25 mile to Denny Creek Road (Forest Road 58). Turn left and drive 2.5 miles, turning left on the paved road just after the Denny Creek Campground. The trailhead is at the road's end

Trail Stats: 9 miles roundtrip and 2300 foot gai.

Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate.

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