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Sat, Jul 5 2014 - Lonely Lakes (View Original Event Details)

Coordinator(s): Greg Kushnak
Participants:Greg Kushnak, Jane Hunt, Ian MacCallum, Carolyn Remmel, Pat Keane-Richmond, Ginger Flesch, Susie Ruffatto, Jim Valentine, Nancy Thompson, Jane Holland, Dave Edic, Bruce Gillis


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Write Up:
The plan was to go directly from Dry Fork Creek to the saddle above Lonely Lakes, and descend to the lakes from there. Discovering the saddle to be plugged with snow, the group decided to make a detour by climbing an extra 400 feet to the ridge that forms the far northwestern branch of Spot Mountain. Upon reaching the other side of the saddle, Lonely Lakes came into view directly below, providing a very beautiful sight. Since the extra climbing consumed a fair bit of time, it was decided not to descend all the way to the lakes. The general consensus was, “we gotta come back to visit those lakes!” A very pretty hike with lots of flowers and waterfalls, and a wonderful joyous group. Pictured in group photo, L to R: Greg Kushnak, Jim Valentine, Jane Holland, Ginger Flesch, Pat Keane-Richmond, Nancy Thompson, Charlotte Jansson, Bruce Gillis, Susie Ruffatto, Dave Edic, Carolyn Remmel, Ian MacCallum, & Jane Hunt.



Have some photos from this event that you'd like to share in our photo album? Please forward them to Tim Anderson at twamontana@gmail.com. Please note that we prefer to receive the photos in approximately 640x480 or 750x500 pixels - do NOT send original high-res photos. If you have a LOT of photos, please submit up to twenty of your favorites (only) for a day event, or up to forty of your favourites for a multi-day event. Thank you.




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