Oval Lake Loop via Divide Trail #458

based on 20 tracks & routes #4 hike out of 34 in
14.2 mi
Distance
7 hrs 8 min
Time
terrain
2,864 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult loop trail to Oval Lake in Badger Creek Wilderness.

This trail goes by Lookout Mountain, Senecal Spring, and Gumjuwac Saddle.



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rubus.parviflorus 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Lookout Mountain to Badger Creek(9/3/21)
A long loop hike up to Lookout Mountain (6,535 feet elevation) and then down into the Badger Creek Wilderness to Badger Creek itself (3,575 feet) and back on a day of increasing smoke from wildfires. The cutoff trail to Badger Creek was heavily overgrown with dozens of giant logs fallen across the trail, which made for a lot of climbing over, scuttling under, and walking around.