FLT Map: Turnwood Rd (M32) east to West Brand Rd (CR 47) (M33) Authors Note: I am re-posting some previous hikes. I may go back and write up a longer narrative in the future. Another hike on the Finger Lake Trail. A long one, 20.23 miles, but not a lot of elevation. My friend […]
My second attempt at an overnight hike on the FLT. My first attempt had not gone as I had planned and I wanted to redeem the overnight hike. This hike would take me up Balsam Lake Mountain and over the highest point on the FLT, 3660 feet. My camp destination would be Beaver Meadow Lean-to a little north of Alder Lake. The weather was perfect, highs in the low 70s and an overnight low in the low 40s. I also got a bonus side trip to Balsam Lake Mountain fire tower complete with incredible views.