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The Best Backpacking in Coolin

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Top backpacking spots in and near Coolin

  • Sandpoint, Idaho

    Winter Backpack on Mt. Roothaan

    4 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The Selkirk Mountains in northern Idaho don’t see nearly as many visitors as neighboring ranges in Washington and Montana, but it’s not for a lack of scenery and rugged backcountry. Mt. Roothaan sits along a jagged crest in the western Rocky Mountains above scenic Priest Lake in the Idaho Panhan...
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Hike the Harrison to Beehive Lake Lower Traverse

    9.5 mi / 3000 ft gain
    You will follow the Pack River Road no. 231 for about 21 miles until you reach the trailhead. For this loop, you have a few options: Leave your car at the Beehive Lake trailhead and walk to Harrison Lake trailhead so when you are done you can jump right in the car, leave your car at the Harrison ...
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Harrison Lake Trail

    5.0
    4.49 mi / 1440 ft gain
    Harrison Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Naples, Idaho.
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  • Newport, Washington

    Hike or Kayak to Bead Lake Campsites

    5.0
    There are two entrances to Bead Lake - the boat launch and the ridge road. Turn right onto Bead Lake Ridge Road and follow it until you arrive at the parking lot. Start the hike at the marked trailhead #127 down to the lake through a dark cedar forest. Turn right at the boat launch and continue o...
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Two Mouth Lakes

    4.5
    9.22 mi / 2037 ft gain
    Start at Two Mouth Trail #268 as it goes north along an old logging road. The trail then heads west following Peak Creek before bending back to the south. The trail narrows, alternating between dirt and boardwalk, while meandering west toward a viewpoint of the giant granite slabs of the Selkirk ...
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Two Mouth Lakes

    8.64 mi / 2303 ft gain
    Two Mouth Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
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  • Sandpoint, Idaho

    Lake Darling and Mount Pend Oreille Loop

    8.35 mi / 2772 ft gain
    Lake Darling and Mount Pend Oreille Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Hope, Idaho.
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  • Metaline Falls, Washington

    Backpack the Salmo-Priest Loop

    5.0
    19 mi
    To begin let me just say that this trail has some beautifully breathtaking moments. Also, I highly recommend spring to early summer if you enjoy wildflowers.Okay.. so ... Me, my dog Tolkien and my partner did this trail in two days. However we did see a group of people that completed it in one da...
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  • Clark Fork, Idaho

    Scotchman Peak

    5.0
    7.58 mi / 3760 ft gain
    Start in the morning and beat the heat. This hike is switchbacks all the way to the top, no flat spots. Take a break at a small dirt clearing about halfway from the top. Keep pushing and you can arrive at the summit (7009 feet) within 3 hours. On top you will find mountain goats and 360 degree vi...
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  • Mead, Washington

    The Mount Spokane Loop Summer Route

    10.68 mi / 2451 ft gain
    The Mount Spokane Loop Summer Route is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mead, Washington.
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  • Athol, Idaho

    Chilco Mountain Trail

    3.92 mi / 1473 ft gain
    Chilco Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bayview, Idaho.
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