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Kaleetan Lake

Backpack trip to Kaleetan Lake.

Hiking Difficult

16 km
1.2 km
619 m
5-6 hrs
Low Point
571 m
High Point
1.4 km
Kaleetan Lake Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features high exposure and is typically done between June and October. From a low point of 571 m to the maximum altitude of 1.4 km, the route covers 16 km, 1221 vertical metres of ascent and 619 vertical metres of descent.


Backpack trip to Kaleetan Lake.



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between June and October


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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