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Ascent of Bogachiel Peak on 2013-08-17

Climber: Elbert Kim

Others in Party:Melissa
Robin
Dan
Glory
Roger
Date:Saturday, August 17, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bogachiel Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5474 ft / 1668 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked the Lovers Lane Trail and Deer Lake Trail up to Bogachiel Peak, went across the High Basin area to Heart Lake where we took in some rest before circling back onto Solduc Trail.

We started at around 5 a.m. and finished the 19ish miles be night fall.

The Seven Lakes Basin, which is located after you reach Bogachiel Peak is spectacular. It's fairly flat along this basin, so you get to really enjoy the awesomeness of nature and the beauty of this national park.

I saw purple pine cones and the type of greenery I've never seen before. Plant life was spectacular and we were surprised to see snow in higher elevations.

This is the most breathtakingly beautiful hike I've ever done. Highly recommend splitting the hike in two days while camping near the 7 lakes region.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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