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Re: Royce Lakes

Postby rlown » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:21 pm

Maybe it'd be a good time to step back and let Elizabeth just tell us a proposed route. We all know we can get to the Royces from any angle.



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Re: Royce Lakes

Postby RiseToADry » Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:05 pm

rlown wrote:Here's a rough map of the area. Feel free to download it, mark it or use your own map to talk about the area and what you're thinking. Just mark it and repost or use your own. Best to communicate with proposed routes over maps at this point.

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I was recently in the area, and this is a good route to follow. I left the trail a bit earlier than this map shows and also headed more west to Royce 2 once I passed by the left side of the tarn. All of this is easy X-country on summer time tundra. There are several waves of hills to get over ie. really steep section followed by a flat section and then another steep section. Very doable with a pack and walking sticks.
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