Yet more Indian Heaven color

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Yet more Indian Heaven color

Post by drm » October 5th, 2021, 7:01 am

For those who are not yet tired of seeing reports of Indian Heaven color. I had thought to go up to Lemei Rock from the east, but I don't think the color is as good on that trail, despite it's many other charms, so I decided to do the Junction Lake/Blue Lake/Rock Lake loop from the East Crater Trailhead as I thought it has the best fall color in Indian Heaven.

Note that the Thomas Lake Trail between Rock and Sahalee Tyee Lakes is fairly wet and soggy.

A different kind of color
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Blue Lake
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Lake Sahalee Tyee
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Next few shots are along the Thomas Lake trail between Sahalee Tyee and Rock Lake
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Rock Lake crossing
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next to Rock Lake
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The trail between Rock and Junction lakes is not an official trail, but is in pretty good shape
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Junction Lake
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Re: Yet more Indian Heaven color

Post by adamschneider » October 5th, 2021, 8:21 am

drm wrote:
October 5th, 2021, 7:01 am
Note that the Thomas Lake Trail between Rock and Sahalee Tyee Lakes is fairly wet and soggy.
It wouldn't be Indian Heaven in the fall without soggy trails. :)

I was there on Saturday; we did a short lollipop from the Thomas Lake Trailhead to Rock Lake and Blue Lake. I found a nice little boot path on the southwest side of Blue Lake (beyond campsite #12) that goes halfway up the cliffs to a viewpoint above the lake.

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Re: Yet more Indian Heaven color

Post by rubiks » October 5th, 2021, 11:59 am

I heard we were in here posting fall pics Indian Heaven. Here's a couple more from last weekend, 9/24.

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Re: Yet more Indian Heaven color

Post by Webfoot » October 5th, 2021, 12:35 pm

rubiks wrote:
October 5th, 2021, 11:59 am
I heard we were in here posting fall pics Indian Heaven. Here's a couple more from last weekend, 9/24.

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Nice. They glow when backlit, don't they?

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