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Ukonom-Cuddihy Lakes Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

3.7 mile 5.9 kilometer point to point
79% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 906' 276 m
Descent: -892' -272 m
High: 6,588' 2,008 m
Low: 5,877' 1,791 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 40% (22°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

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A challenging but scenic trail that heads across Granite Lakes Basin.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible from June to October.

Runner Notes

Some sections of this trail are runnable but many sections are not due to steep terrain, loose rock, and difficulty staying on trail.

Description

The Ukonom-Cuddihy Lakes Trail connects the Haypress Trail with the beautiful 72-acre Ukonom Lake. The trail can be hard to follow at times and has some burned sections where downed trees and other obstacles exist. This trail provides access to the Granite Lakes Trail, including Green, Gold and Blue Granite Lakes.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, elk, bear, mountain lion, squirrels, hawks, ducks, fir and spruce trees.

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#9,108

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View from Ukonom-Cuddihy Trail looking northeast into Granite Lakes Basin.
Oct 11, 2017 near Happy Camp, CA

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