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Offline CoyoteCowboy

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i am heading into the Buckhorn Winderness this weekend... gonna hike up the dungeness river trail past Camp Handy to Boulder Camp or there abouts. I want to explore the area around there a look for some critters.

anyone been up around there? any areas that i should spend some time glassing?

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Re: High Buck Hunt - Buckhorn Wilderness - Dungeness River Trail
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2012, 08:33:34 PM »
Check google earth and you can see the meadows that start just before Camp Handy.  At CH you could also cross the river and there is a trail that takes you up to Goat Lake--you could glass all around up there.  If you go to Boulder Camp, maybe make the side trip to marmot Pass or Buckhorn Pass.  Lots of area to glass there.  Expect full parking lots and lots of hikers/dogs.

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Re: High Buck Hunt - Buckhorn Wilderness - Dungeness River Trail
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2012, 09:25:29 PM »
sweet. thanks for the intel.

is the hike up to goat lake clearly marked? or will i be bush whacking it? anywhere to camp up there?

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Re: High Buck Hunt - Buckhorn Wilderness - Dungeness River Trail
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2012, 09:46:37 PM »
There is a log across the river that leads to a poorly maintained trail.  It gains about 3K in a little over a mile if I remember correctly.

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Re: High Buck Hunt - Buckhorn Wilderness - Dungeness River Trail
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2014, 12:13:31 AM »
Mt. Rose is way better more deer same with around Mt. Ellinor if there aint many hikers goats too...
Will hunt for food

 

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