CHALLENGING DAY HIKE
12.9 miles 3,000' elevation gain
no fires if
extreme fire danger,
Wilderness Permits--none required for the Thousand Lakes Wilderness; enjoy your visit
Your trail leaves Bunchgrass Trailhead and continues through featureless forest for a few miles before arriving at Durbin Lake and a nice waterfront campsite.
You eventually ascend to splendid Everett and Magee Lakes, and their excellent campsite.
After the final climb to the wide-ranging views from Magee Peak, you descend down the other side of the mountain to Magee Trailhead.
The beauty of a shuttle hike, no retracing of steps. This is
the only one of our hikes which is a shuttle