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Sunday, August 3, 2008

Wild Sky Wilderness

Occasional stone cairns left by previous hikers are the only trail markers to Eagle Lake. The backcountry bushwhack to Eagle Lake is called a Fisherman's Trail, code for "Good luck with that." Hiker Chuck Schmidt of Olympia climbs with a fully loaded pack to the lake. He was rewarded with a catch of three rainbow and cutthroat trout.

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