|It's a long way on dusty trail from the Okanogan to the fluid center of North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake. Then a hitch out to a smaller town before the intrepid hiker can resupply. Ross Lake Resort can help, by moving your resupply box onto its log float facility for a $20 mid-lake pickup. Mid-lake pickup?
That's right, mid-lake pickup. Amble over Ross Dam and trudge up the west side of Ross Lake before descending to the plank pedestrian walkway onto the floating Resort, or, for a slight fee, the Resort will boat you over from the haul road, just north of Happy Panther Trail's western trail junction (dial 18-31974 from the phone on the last power pole). For all the details see the
. Thanks, Ross Lake Resort!