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Trip Reports The Trip Reports forum is for backpackers to share their actual (not links to) trip reports and/or journal entries for their wilderness backpacking and day-hiking trips. Please include photos and information regarding what worked (e.g. gear) and what didn't.


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Old 09-21-2015, 02:25 PM
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Smith and Island Lakes--Desolation Wilderness

Over the past few years, we've made many attempts to hike to Island Lake in the Desolation Wilderness. We chose to cancel on our first attempt because of a nasty storm. Then P got sick right before we were to go the second time. Both times, we lost the $26 reservation fee via Recreation.gov.

Wrights Lake from the climb to Grouse Lake:

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Old 09-24-2015, 10:26 AM
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Another great trip report. Thanks for sharing. How was the water supply? I assume all the streams NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2015, 09:53 PM
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Wow, a little piece of heaven there, and such gorgeous photos. I'm pleasantly surprised to see how m NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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