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Cliff Lake Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (3)

A great trail leading to a beautiful clear lake in the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness.


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Map Key

5.8

Miles

9.3

KM

90%

Runnable

9,551' 2,911 m

High

8,195' 2,498 m

Low

1,404' 428 m

Up

324' 99 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Commonly Backpacked · Lake · River/Creek

Description

This is a great trail for backpackers who are just starting out with longer trip or for runners looking for a slightly longer day trip. There are multiple trails in this area that can be used to make loops, but it is very easy to follow signs and stay on this route. The majority of the climbing is in the last half of the trail. At Cliff Lake there is a difficult scramble up the cliff near the lake which provides some amazing views.

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Shared By:

Matt Kissinger

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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#750

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#8,029

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Cliff Lake from midway up the Cliff.
Nov 14, 2017 near Auberry, CA
Dinkey Lakes Wilderness - Cliff Lake & Dogtooth Peak
Nov 14, 2017 near Auberry, CA

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