West Side Trailheads

Information on trails, trailheads, levels of difficulty, etc.
 

Loon Lake Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Pleasant C.G. 4.1 Easy/Moderate n/a
Spider Lake 4.5 Moderate n/a
Buck Island Lake 6.1 Moderate n/a
Rockbound Lake 6.7 Moderate 1
Rubicon Reservoir 8.3 Moderate 6
Camper Flat 13.7 Moderate/Difficult 11

 

Buck Island Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Rockbound Lake 1.5 Easy/Moderate 1
Rubicon Reservoir 3.0 Easy/Moderate 6
Camper Flat 8.5 Moderate 11

 

Van Vleck Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Forni Lake 4.9 Moderate/Difficult 8
Shadow Lake 6.0 Moderate n/a
Lake #3 6.3 Moderate/Difficult 13
Lake #5 6.8 Moderate/Difficult 13

  

Rockbound Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Beauty Lake 0.5 Easy n/a
Gertrude and Tyler Lakes 4.2 Moderate/Difficult 31
Maude Lake 4.7 Moderate 25
Rockbound Pass 6.4 Moderate/Difficult 26
Doris Lake 6.6 Moderate/Difficult 26
Lake Lois 7.6 Moderate/Difficult 21
Lake Schmidell 8.4 Moderate/Difficult 14
Camper Flat 10.2 Moderate/Difficult 11

 

Twin Lakes Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Grouse Lake 2.1 Moderate/Difficult 36
Hemlock Lake 2.6 Difficult 36
Smith Lake 3.0 Difficult 37
Twin Lakes 3.0 Moderate 32
Island Lake 3.5 Moderate 32

 

Lyons Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Bloodsucker Lake 2.9 Easy n/a
Sylvia Lake 4.6 Easy/Moderate 43
Lyons Lake 5.0 Moderate/Difficult 43

 

Pyramid Creek (Twin Bridges) Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Horsetail Falls (base) 1.5 Moderate 44
Avalanche Lake 1.8 Difficult 44
Ropi Lake 2.0 Difficult 44
Lake of the Woods 3.6 Difficult 40
Pacific Crest Trail 4.3 Difficult 33

 

Ralston Trailhead to:
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Ralston Peak 4.1 Difficult 45
Lake of the Woods 5.3 Difficult 40
Haypress Meadow/PCT 5.3 Difficult 41
Lake Aloha 6.1 Difficult 33
Upper Aloha Lake 7.2 Difficult 33

 

Echo Trailhead to: 
Destination Miles one way Difficulty Zone
Upper Echo Lake 2.5 Easy n/a
Tamarack Lake 3.8 Easy/Moderate 41
Triangle Lake (northbound trail) 4.2 Moderate 42
Triangle Lake (eastbound trail) 5.4 Moderate 42
Ralston and Cagwin Lakes 4.2 Moderate 41
Haypress Meadows 4.2 Moderate 41
Echo Peak 5.1 Difficult 42
Lake Margery 5.1 Moderate 33
Lake Lucille 5.2 Moderate 33
Lake of the Woods 5.3 Moderate 40
Lake Aloha 6.1 Moderate 33,38,39,22,27
Lake LeConte 6.7 Moderate 33
Lake Aloha (northeast corner) 7.5 Moderate 33
Clyde Lake 9.3 Moderate/Difficult 22
Ralston Peak 6.9 Difficult 45
Ropi Lake 7.0 Moderate 44




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