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awhite28Observation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2014

awhite28

Hiked via Dunraven Road.
Posted Sep 7, 2014 6:52 pm

utahjimknice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2012

utahjimk

started from Canyon campground, via Cascade Creek trail. Much of view obscured by smoke from Cygnet, Range, Dewdrop and Dewdrop II fires. Definitely still worthwhile.
Posted Sep 13, 2012 12:10 pm

RonGeorge4Observation Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2010
Hiked up Observation Peak from the road to Dunraven pass. We first went to Cascade Lake then on up to the mountain. It was beautiful. We saw a white tail deer, and a black bear. The view from the top was beautiful. The wind blew all day and was especially bad on top. After reaching the top we had to hike down part way to get out of the wind so we could eat our lunch. There was a bear who hiked up the trail before us. We could see his foot prints in many places on the trail on top of the foot prints of the hikers who were about a half hour ahead of us.
Posted Sep 28, 2010 12:16 am

mountaingazelleCascade Lake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2009

mountaingazelle

Hiked to Observation Peak via the Cascade Lake trail. Not very many people were up there. Saw a doe with two fawns in the morning and a bison laying down on the trail in the afternoon.
Posted Sep 15, 2009 8:57 pm

Alcas24Cascade Lake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2004

Alcas24

Did this hike both summers I worked in the park. This was a popular after-work hike for all of the employees at Canyon. I always seemed to get lucky and see a moose every time I went to Cascade Lake.
Posted Mar 22, 2007 5:06 am

jakefrisbeeCascade Lake Trail  Sucess!

jakefrisbee

Hiked it twice. Once minimalist/solo camping at the top (summer 2000) and once with a group of employees from Canyon AmFac Housekeeping (summer 2001).
Posted Mar 14, 2006 8:33 pm

Zac FinleyA necessary break-in  Sucess!

Zac Finley

Hiked up with a co-worker from Lake Lodge with our intent to camp near the summit. Our plans changed when huge thunderstorms started rollin our way. So I simply broke into the shelter, where we'd stay the night. The shelter was very nice as we took full advantage of the amenties inside including ramen noodles, heat from the wood burnin stove, bunk beds, and excellent views from inside after I removed the boarded up windows.
Posted Feb 19, 2006 2:45 am

Livelife4SummitsRoute Climbed: Cascade Lake Trail Date Climbed: June 13th, 2002  Sucess!

Livelife4Summits

Hit up the trails with my boy, this was the summit near our work...a 5 minute drive, so we cruised down after our shift in the lodge and just snatched this summit in a few hours. Sketchy approach near the top, but we found it through perseverance.
Posted Jan 6, 2006 1:17 am

craghagRoute Climbed: Cascade Lake Trail Date Climbed: July 26, 2004  Sucess!

craghag

Popular with humans and marmots!
Posted Jun 7, 2005 1:59 pm

Joseph BulloughRoute Climbed: Cascade Lake Trail Date Climbed: July 26, 2004  Sucess!

Joseph Bullough

Made the easy hike up Observation Peak after camping at Cascade Lake the previous evening. Nice views from the summit, and the wildflowers were outstanding.
Posted Jul 27, 2004 6:14 pm

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