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Camp at Dale Lake - Red Mountain Basin above Hell for Sure t

Postby perkins75 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:37 pm

Has anyone camped at Dale Lake (Red Mountain Basin) above the Hell for Sure Pass trail? Is the camping better at Lower Indian Lake? Or is Rae lake the best place to camp? Has anyone camped at Upper Indian Lake or is it pretty barren? How about the creek between Upper and Lower Indian Lake?



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Re: Camp at Dale Lake - Red Mountain Basin above Hell for Sure t

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:14 pm

Every ones priorities are different, what makes a photographer happy may not
work for a fisherman/woman.
Here is a TR which contains photos of a lot of lakes in the Red Mountain Basin:
http://www.sierrahiker.home.comcast.net ... index.html

Two photos of 2 of the lakes in question:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/psa104/4264253229/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/psa104/4626191302/

Do some research, dig up some photos using HST, TR's posted on the internet, and look
through possible photos on flickr for example, and make you own decision on which
would be the best for you.
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Re: Camp at Dale Lake - Red Mountain Basin above Hell for Sure t

Postby paul » Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:57 pm

I have camped at Dale Lake, but all I can tell you is it's a great spot for snowcamping

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Re: Camp at Dale Lake - Red Mountain Basin above Hell for Sure t

Postby sekihiker » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:20 pm

Dale Lake used to be one of my favorite camp spots in the Red Mountain Basin. Lately, I've stayed at Rae Lake or Disappointment Lake most of the time. There are some really neat campsites west of Lower Indian Lake. The area west and east of the LeConte/White Divide is one of my favorites and I have posted a dozen reports for this area at my website - http://www.sierrahiker.com/

LeConte/White Divide reports are listed at:
http://sierrahiker.home.comcast.net/~si ... index.html

The report specific to the many lakes of the Red Mountain Basin is at:
http://sierrahiker.home.comcast.net/~si ... index.html
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Re: Camp at Dale Lake - Red Mountain Basin above Hell for Sure t

Postby tomba » Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:46 pm

Rae Lake 2012-09-15.
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Rae Lake
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