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Emerald Basin LbNA #62848

Owner:Silver Eagle Contact Supporter
Plant date:Jul 31, 2012
County:British Columbia, CAN
Found by: AscaDuin
Last found: Aug 5, 2014
Hike distance:Unknown
Last edited:Jul 31, 2012
Terrain Difficulty: Moderate (moderate slope, 8 km RT)
Status: alive

Emerald Lake is a beautiful green glacial lake surrounded by mountains and one of the best ways to experience it is by hiking along its shore. You can continue beyond through forests and avalanche chutes to see the glacier that created it all at Emerald Basin, where this letterbox can be found.

From Field go west on Tran-Canada Hwy 1 about 2 km to the turnoff for Emerald Lake on the right. Go about 8 km and park in the visitor lot.

Walk toward the lake and go left on the Emerald Lake trail going along far side to north end. Go left at the jct for the Emerald Basin trail and follow it as it turns left, goes uphill, then temporarily levels off in a forest with moss-covered logs. The trail bends left, then as it bends right go left off trail 12 steps to a dead, standing pine tree broken off about 15 feet high. LB is at back base under sticks. Continue on the trail to see the basin.