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Fish gut lakes

Postby Joh5ny » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:17 pm

Has anyone been to Fish Gut Lakes? What did you think of them? Did you encounter any people and are there any routes that go right out of Lake Sabrina other than marked trails?
Thanks very much, John

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Re: Fish gut lakes

Postby Eiprahs » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:03 pm

I visited Fishgut Lakes last year. I describe my route in, with photos, in this trip report:


I looked at routes from Sabrina and concluded it was easier to take the main trail past Blue Lake

There are a lot of small brookies. On my way out I met five guys going in to play with the fishies.

The lakes don't seem to get a lot of use, but there are faint fisherman's trail and other signs of use around them. The basin to the west looks gentle and would be a great place to explore during flower bloom.

Here's the middle Fishgut Lake from its outlet:


Have a great trip!
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Re: Fish gut lakes

Postby kpeter » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:06 pm

I've been to them on a dayhike from a camp at Dingleberry. From DIngleberry we headed pretty much due north which took us up the slope on a long switchback, then west over the ridge to the lakes. Pretty straightforward. I can't imagine there is an easier way to get to them. I thought that they and Bottleneck and Schober were interesting but not especially scenic. I much prefer Baboon and Sunset, for example, or Blue Heaven and Hell Diver. However, the nice photos in Eiphrah's report have me doubting my impressions from a quarter century ago.
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