Fisher lake off stevens pass not super crowded and there's a trail right to it but you still would want a map Washington trails association website would have more info. add photo. To get the rest of the dirt click on jeffkatzer.wordpress.com The road is … It is an easy hike for the family, has great views and, best of all, has a bumper huckleberry crop in the fall. Hiking | Seattle, WA: Fisher Lake via Tonga Ridge | Hikers are rare but solitude isn't on this 9-mile ridgeline hike to a secluded lakeside campsite in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. We started at 8:45am at the Fisher Creek/Tonga Ridge trailhead near the very end of Road 6830. Seattle Trails. Time: 5 hrs. Type: out-and-back. Seattle, WA: Pratt Lake Saddle. I did this. print. The trail to Fisher Lake shows as a dotted line on the latest revision of the Green Trails map (2002). It starts in second-growth forest but meadows begin after one mile or so and continue for much of the trail. Fisher Lake was nice, but we forded on to our destination. With a slightly late start, we headed up to the Tonga Ridge trail head. 89 views. Stars: Activities: hike Seasons: fall From: clacaze. add review. Town: Skykomish, WA. Mount Sawyer has a nice trail leading to the summit, but I found only game trails between lots of bushwhacking to the peaks to the West and East. Hikers are rare but solitude isn't on this 9-mile ridgeline hike to a secluded lakeside campsite in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Total Distance: 5.5 miles Total Ascent: 1200ft Highest Point: 5480ft Seattle, WA: Fisher Lake via Tonga Ridge. Wet area on the trail to Fisher Lake had a nice variety of life with frogs, many flowers, and frighting pools of mosquito larvae by Martin Bravenboer We followed it until taking a small slightly hard to find path down to Fisher Lake. I encountered several patches of firm snow above 5000 feet, mostly on the North side of Tonga Ridge. It is a very long 17 miles from the junction with Road 68. Lakes in calderas fill large craters formed by the collapse of a volcano during an eruption. Martin Bravenboer By: Martin Bravenboer. From there I can try to follow the trail back to the intersection with the Tonga Ridge trail. Fisher Lake via Tonga Ridge Total Distance: 7 km. From the lower lake, I can contour to the right with a little elevation gain and make my way to Fisher Lake. Tonga Ridge Trail #1058 to Mount Sawyer Bursting with wildflowers in the spring and huckleberries in the late summer, this lovely ridgeline hike offers expansive views all year long. Lakes in maars fill medium-sized craters where an eruption deposited debris around a vent.. Crater lakes form as the created depression, within the crater rim, is filled by water. Trail 1058 was well kept to the Fisher Lake/Deception Creek Junction. I want to do. Here is a little highlight reel from my motorbike ride up the Tonga Ridge Trail. 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