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Happy Lake Ridge Trail, Washington
I don't think it is as difficult as you say. The trail is well defined, and as a day hike last weekend it took less than 6 hours to do the loop from happy lake trailhead, around boulder lake, past the hot springs and back to my car. Says Steve
Happy Lake Ridge Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out trek. Different parts of Happy Lake Ridge Trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors trail could be very different from other parts of it. At parts of the year this neighborhood sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. The total elevation difference for this hiking trail is 4,377 feet, and that is higher than average. With its 17.2 miles of walking distance; it's considered a longer walk. This hike should take you about 2.5 days, so it's a perfect thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. Happy Lake Ridge Trail is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies.
Total in and out hiking length = 17.2 miles
Total climbing distance = 7.3 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
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Total elevation difference: 4377 feet
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