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Moving time  4 óra 57 perc

Idõ  4 óra 55 perc

Koordináták 2591

Uploaded 2018. július 28.

Recorded július 2018

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1 283 m
1 215 m
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3,8
7,5
15,1 km

Megtekintve 134 alkalommal, letöltve 1 alkalommal

közel Manning Park, British Columbia (Canada)

The Lighting Lakes Chain is an easy hike with little change in elevation. We hiked from Lighting Lake day use area along the south shore and then on to Flash Lake and finally to Strike Lake. Lightning, Flash, Strike, and Thunder are good names for the lakes along the chain. A moose was spotted across Flash Lake. We were surprised that Lightning Lake drained east at the dam to the Similkameen and the opposite westerly direction to the Skagit watershed. It is likely the dam raised the level of Lightning Lake to direct the majority of the flow to the Skagit adding flow to the Ross Lake power project.
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Rainbow Bridge

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Lightning Lake

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Creek Bridge

A bridge over a creek flowing into the west end of Lightning Lake
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Bridge at Outflow

This bridge is over the outflow of Lightning Lake along the Skagit drainage. This flow was much greater the the flow at the east end at the dam towards the Similkameen
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Signpost for Flash Lake

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Old Campsite

This campsite on Strike Lake is closed
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Cool Creek

An opportunity to cool feet on the return
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Beaver Stump

Either the beavers were giants or the snow was high when this tree was toppled by beavers.

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