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Pettit Creek Trail #095

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 4.7 (3)

A spectacular trip into the Sawtooth range with views of Pettit Lake, El Capitan, Alice Lake, and Twin Lakes.


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Map Key

6.9

Miles

11.2

KM

89%

Runnable

8,936' 2,724 m

High

7,015' 2,138 m

Low

1,999' 609 m

Up

134' 41 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

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Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Wilderness permit required

Description

Starts at Pettit Lake Campground. Stay left at the junction of Pettit Lake Cutoff. The trail skirts the north shore of Pettit Lake before following Pettit Creek up the canyon to Alice Lake and Twin Lakes. From here you can take Alice Lake - Redfish Lake Trail over the ridge to Toxaway Lake.

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Joseph States

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  4.7 from 3 votes

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  4.7 from 3 votes
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#207

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#6,159

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The talus slope below Alice Lake as seen from the Pettit Creek Trail, looking at the White Cloud Wilderness.
Feb 16, 2016 near Sun Valley, ID
Alice Lake
Jul 22, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID

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