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By Douglas Lorain

An almost undiscovered backpacking paradise, Idaho has various wasteland parts of mind-boggling measurement. Backpackers can locate entire solitude, flora and fauna, and a few of North America's most eminent surroundings. Idaho's mountains additionally boast nice weather—fewer thunderstorms than the significant Rockies, much less rain than Oregon and Washington, and cooler summer time temperatures than California. Backpacking Idaho takes you to what writer Doug Lorain calls a "Shangri-la" for backpackers. within the craggy Selkirk Mountains you'll locate lush forests, small cirque lakes, and jagged granite peaks. wait for ospreys, river otters, and belted kingfishers within the quick Selway River. discover 1000's of miles of trails within the lightly rolling forested hills in north-central Idaho, or head to Hell's Canyon, the private gorge in North the US, the place you'll locate either alpine tundra and cactus-studded desert.

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Turn right, immediately cross a bridge over the St. 1 miles on this narrow gravel road to a fork. 4 miles to a fourway junction. 9 miles to the Snow Peak trailhead in a saddle below the rounded summit of Bathtub Mountain. The trailhead comes complete with an outhouse, a horse feeding station, and a primitive car UPPER ST. JOE AND CLEARWATER RIVERS 41 campground near a small spring just west of, and below, the parking lot. INTRODUCTION This ruggedly difficult loop takes you into the heart of the very scenic Mallard Larkins Pioneer Area.

In fact, if anything, there is too much water, as frequent rains leave behind lots of mud and wet vegetation that overhangs the trail and soaks passing hikers. Fortunately, several wooden boardwalks have been installed over the worst muddy places to help keep you clean and dry. 5 miles from the second creek crossing, you pass a good campsite just before a rock-hop crossing of a fairly large, unnamed creek that flows down from Smith Lake. 5 mile to the third and final crossing of Long Canyon Creek, which is usually an easy ford, although by late summer it is possible to cross on slippery rocks.

To reach them, turn sharply left at the outlet of Pyramid Lake and climb a boulder-strewn slope on seven moderately steep switchbacks to the top of a ridge. 5 mile to a signed fork. The trail to the left descends several hundred yards to Lower Ball Lake, while the path to the right goes just 50 yards to slightly larger Upper Ball Lake. Both lakes are set in very scenic granite basins and have good campsites. To do the longer side trip, return to the junction below Pyramid Pass and go northeast, following signs to Trout and Big Fisher lakes.

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