2023 Skein Lake

Volunteer Trail Work Project

2023 Skein Lake

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Between the West Mountains and Lake Cascade, this short but steep trail leads to the Skein and Raft lakes. This is a self-supported overnight backpacking project where volunteers will carry their own camping gear and food to camp near Skein Lake overnight.   

Trail:  Skein Lake Trail #132 

Itinerary: Due to limited parking and the rough road to the trailhead, recommend carpooling to Skein Lake Trailhead.  Meet at Campbell Boat Ramp Saturday morning. Hike in/ trail work Saturday. Camp at Skein Lake Saturday evening. Sunday, finish work and hike back to trailhead.  

Crew Leader: Tim Martin and Kris Miller-Martin 

More Information:  All Trails  

Estimated Drive Time from Closest Town: 35 minutes from Cascade, Idaho.  4WD recommended to the trailhead. Be cautious of Google Maps directions; they may try and take you through private property. This route from Cascade will get you to the trailhead. 

GAIA Map: Skein Lake 

Difficulty Rating 

Hike: 2/5 Moderate
This trail is uphill, but with less than 1,000 feet of elevation and approximately one mile to the lake. See the linked map for the elevation profile.

Project Work: 2/5 Moderate
Saw work, digging, and swinging tools to clear any logs out of the trail and improve the trail tread to ensure proper width and slope. Carrying tools and day packs short distances. Volunteers are encouraged to work at their own pace.

Volunteer Spots Available: 2 of 12
If there are no volunteer spots available, click “Sign Up” to get on our waitlist for this project!

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