Tuck and Robin Lakes Hike
The hike to Tuck and Robin Lakes is a gorgeous trip, and finishing off the uphill grind with Granite Mountain makes for an epic day hike or short backpacking trip. This trip can be done in one day, but it’s challenging. Expect lots of elevation gain and loss in addition to some routefinding and technical sections. Come prepared!
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Route Description for Tuck and Robin Lakes Hike
Searching for a hike that’ll equally challenge and reward you? Give the trek to Tuck Lake, Robin Lake, and Granite Mountain a try. Doing this entire route in a day makes for a solid challenge, but you can also complete a portion of this hike for a shorter trip. We Strongly recommend downloading your GPS track ahead of time to help with a few sections of routefinding. Additionally, prepare for sections of trail that are a bit loose and technical.
Begin from the trailhead, hiking a mostly level section past Hyas Lake. Take Deception Pass Trail as it turns right to climb the valley wall. At the junction, stay right. Rest a moment here, as there’s some heavy climbing up next. Grind up a steep jaunt to Tuck Lake and then navigate east to Robin Lakes. Go between the two lakes atop the ridge, heading roughly southeast, to climb the ridge to Granite Mountain. From here, you’ll head back the same way you came.
Insider Hints for Tuck and Robin Lakes Hike
- You’ll likely want a 4WD vehicle to access this trailhead.
Getting to the Tuck and Robin Lakes Hike Trailhead
The trailhead for the Tuck and Robin Lakes hike is at the end of Cle Elum Valley Road.
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