Tahoe Backpacking in Desolation Wilderness


WHO: Lis, Chris, Aaron, Christina, Henry & Fern

WHAT: Backpacking

WHERE: Crag Lake, Desolation Wilderness

WHEN: August 20–21, 2011

GEAR: Suncloud sunglasses, Outdoor Research Sentinel Insect Shield Handkerchief, MSR and Snow Peak camp kitchen items

Skipped town this weekend to backpack into Desolation Wilderness. We opted for a shorter drive and hike out of Meeks Bay, to Crag Lake about 5 or so miles in. We were originally going to camp in the Lake Aloha area, but it was full when we went to get a permit at the office across from Sunnyside.

Such a cool campsite with loads of granite and a great lake for swimming and lounging.

Where did this weekend take you?

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