Backpacking Duck Pass to Pika and Purple Lakes | SomewhereSierra

Backpacking Duck Pass to Pika and Purple Lakes

Backpacking Duck Pass To Pika and Purple Lakes via the Duck Lake Trail is about 17 miles. This trail gains roughly 3,556 ft of elevation and is a moderate trail with decent foot traffic. This is a point to point trail that crosses up and over Duck Pass. This trail meets up with the John Muir Trail (JMT) and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) for a few miles towards Purple Lake. If you're interested in...