Big Island Lake Wilderness

Safety Information

Seasons of the year and weather conditions pose a continual physical challenge. Thirty-four inches of precipitation accumulates annually, with 160 inches in the form of snow.  An average snow pack of 48 inches provides good conditions for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing from mid-December to mid-March.

Daytime temperatures range from 55 to 90 degrees F. between late spring and early fall.