8/23/2002 – Duffy Lake in Mt Jefferson Wilderness area

Date of Hike: 8/23 - 8/25/2002
Location of Hike: Duffy Lake in Mt Jefferson Wilderness area
Weather during Hike: Warm, with a few showers
Hiking Buddies: Carly (my daughter) and Nick (my son)
Hike Distance: 12 miles
Pictures: Link
Description of Hike:
This was a weekend backpack trip to Duffy Lake in the Mt Jefferson wilderness area. The trail continues on to Mowich lake, which is a larger lake, but Duffy seems to have better camping areas around it. There were quite a few people at this lake (including horses), but when camping there, you wouldn’t know it. It was a nice place to camp. Didn’t have too much luck with fishing, though! It was one of our first backpacking trips, and we had a great deal of fun, even though we had a real soaker of a rain storm (you can see by the pictures).

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