Pokhara is the third largest city of Nepal and its location is usually referred the one city being close to the heart of the country. North of Pokhara and at about 200 km/124.4 mi west of the capital city of Kathmandu, lies the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.
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Backpacking / Trekking in Duck Lake, Angels Camp, California USA
Near Bear Valley, on Highway 4 lies Lake Alpine about 50 mi//80.5 km from Angels Camp. Elevation of the lake is 7300 ft/2225 m. If you visit Lake Alpine, you should definitely go backpacking in Duck Lake. It is a small over 2 mi/3.22 km, round trip and you can camp around the lake. It is a kind of easy route.
There is some elevation gain and before you reach the meadow on the last part of the trail, it could be a little slippery. The lake might be small, but the beauty is worth your effort. If you go backpacking in spring, you can see the blooming flowers on the meadow as a colorful carpet, that covers the west side of the lake.
Throughout summer the meadow stays green. On the north side of the lake there is a large aspen tree. Trailhead for Duck Lake is located at the southeast end of the Alpine Lake.
How to Get to Destination
Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.
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