Route/Trails: Bug Lake (2.0 miles) & Black Bear Mountain (3.0 miles)
Weather/Elements: Sunny and beautiful
Trip Duration: About 9 miles total, left after lunch with the intention of just hiking to Bug Lake. Arrived back to camp at around 6PM
Altitudes, Elevations, Conditions, Etc.: At least 2400 feet. We are not entirely sure we made it to the summit. Skies were clear, several high peaks in view!
Sightings: Met 3 men hiking in flip flops carrying their beer (I don’t recommend hiking while drinking…) and we encountered a black bear on the trail!
Gear, Food & Beverage: Vaude 18+4 pack, Went treking pole-less this time. First trek with the Klean Kantees (highly recommended)
Overall Rating/Comments: at least a 7