Sprite Lake via Paddy-Go-Easy Pass Hike

20 miles beyond Salmon La Sac on a bumpy Forest Service road lies all sorts of interesting terrain which we've barely ever explored.
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img_1823 This clearly isn't a Western Washington forest. After a short time hiking in the forest we reached more open terrain. Flowers were blooming everywhere.
This clearly isn't a Western Washington forest. After a short time hiking in the forest we reached more open terrain. Flowers were blooming everywhere.
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2020-07-05 16.31.34 As we approached the top of Paddy Go Easy Pass we encountered 100% snow coverage. The other side, which this is our first glimpse of, held even more snow. ...
As we approached the top of Paddy Go Easy Pass we encountered 100% snow coverage. The other side, which this is our first glimpse of, held even more snow. …
img_1830 Zilly wondering what the hell he's doing up here.
Zilly wondering what the hell he's doing up here.
img_1832 Looking back at Paddy Go Easy Pass as we head off towards Sprite Lake.
Looking back at Paddy Go Easy Pass as we head off towards Sprite Lake.
img_1833 Guess swimming in Sprite Lake is going to be a bit tough. We opted to have lunch in the sun in this lovely spot and skip the lake.
Guess swimming in Sprite Lake is going to be a bit tough. We opted to have lunch in the sun in this lovely spot and skip the lake.
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2020-07-05 16.58.15 A panorama shot from our lunch spot. We considered boot skiing the slope to the right, but it was getting a little late and it was a warm day that had turned...
A panorama shot from our lunch spot. We considered boot skiing the slope to the right, but it was getting a little late and it was a warm day that had turned…
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