Picking a route? need help?

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Picking a route? need help?

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Check this video out to help get you started!


https://youtu.be/Sp21cNqWAdQ
Trip #1East side loop: https://youtu.be/xejNOfYWpIQ
Trip#2 Minong End to End : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... 9ZJVgtfgga
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5 guys backpacking in late July. Need ideas for Tuesday through Friday form Rock Harbor. First trip to island.

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How much mileage do you want to do?
Trip #1East side loop: https://youtu.be/xejNOfYWpIQ
Trip#2 Minong End to End : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... 9ZJVgtfgga
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Arriving RH on the Ranger III on July 10. Assuming it gets there at 3 and I can get going before 4, will I have enough daylight to get to DF? I'd hate to waste a night at 3 Mile.

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July 10, the daylight is pretty long. You will be the one who knows how long it will take you to hike six miles, but it is a moderately up-and-down trail with zero net elevation gain.. If it’s raining it will be slippery in spots. I would suggest planning for Daisy Farm, but be ready to stop at 3-Mile or even Rock Harbor if you arrive late, are tired (a common issue after long travel days and a rough frrry ride), or you are hiking slower than expected.
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margeonk wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:18 pm
Arriving RH on the Ranger III on July 10. Assuming it gets there at 3 and I can get going before 4, will I have enough daylight to get to DF? I'd hate to waste a night at 3 Mile.
Sure you can make it. It is definitely doable if you have some hiking experience. The trail is not super easy but I wouldnt call it crazy hard. Have a plan B but you should have plenty of daylight. PS 3 mile isnt all that bad. I really enjoyed our stay there. Not sure why you would consider it wasting a night. Honestly it was quieter than daisy on all of our trips.
Trip #1East side loop: https://youtu.be/xejNOfYWpIQ
Trip#2 Minong End to End : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... 9ZJVgtfgga
Husband_Wife_OutdoorLife on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HusbandWifeOutdoorLife

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Thanks to both!

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