One of the most magnificent places on earth is the Himalayas mountain range. And one of the best treks on the planet is the Annapurna Circuit trail. Located in central Nepal, Annapurna massif hosts six major mountain peaks of over 7200 m/23620 ft altitude while the highest of all stands at 8091 m/26545 ft above sea level.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Billy Clapp Lake Trail, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Billy Clapp Lake is a man-made lake, fed by waters coming down from Banks Lake. The trail is 5mi/8km long, out and back, about four hours hike, with minimal elevation. Although Billy Clapp is not a natural lake, there are a lot of wildlife animals and plants, attracted by the wealth of water.
From the moment you begin hiking this trail, there are amazing views of the colourful lichen covered rocks of the canyon. After this section, you reach a bay on the lake shore, with many side paths, some of them leading into smaller sandy beaches.
The best season for this hike is all year round. However, if you visit during summer, you can swim of fish on the lake. Billy Clapp Lake is an amazing and interesting hike for nature enthusiasts of all skill levels, offering beautiful views of the canyon and the area around.