Hiking – Newton Lake and Beyond – 18 July 2018

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Activity Hiking with swiming
Destination Newton Lake and beyond
Date 18 July 2018, Wednesday
Trip Coordinator Darcy Mitchell
Contact Info mitchelldarcy51@gmail.co
Description Hike into Newton Lake, down to the portage between Small Inlet and Waiatt Bay and back to the Newton Lake parking lot. Distance about 15 kilometres – will take approximately 6-7 hours (including lunch and short swim stops at Newton Lake)
Meeting Place Newton Lake parking lot. Drive to the end of Granite Bay Road, cross the small bridge and turn right. There is a sign. Or arrange carpools
Departure Time We will meet at the HB store parking lot at 8:00, to be at the Newton Lake trailhead at 8:30  (Not 10:00)
Difficulty
Moderate, with a steepish grade between the portage trail and Newton Lake.  Fairly long day.
Costs none
Trip limits none
Dogs? no
Notes: Bring plenty of water, lunch and snacks, and swimming stuff if you want to take a dip in the rather cold but very clear lake.
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One thought on “Hiking – Newton Lake and Beyond – 18 July 2018

  1. Pingback: Trip Report – Newton Lake and Waiatt Bay – 18 July 2018 | Quadra Island Outdoor Club

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