The trail to Fisher Lake shows as a dotted line on the latest revision of the Green Trails map (2002). Lakes in calderas fill large craters formed by the collapse of a volcano during an eruption. add review. Here is a little highlight reel from my motorbike ride up the Tonga Ridge Trail. Stars: Activities: hike Seasons: fall From: clacaze. print. add photo. Seattle, WA: Fisher Lake via Tonga Ridge. Tonga Ridge Trail #1058 to Mount Sawyer Bursting with wildflowers in the spring and huckleberries in the late summer, this lovely ridgeline hike offers expansive views all year long. Hiking | Seattle, WA: Fisher Lake via Tonga Ridge | Hikers are rare but solitude isn't on this 9-mile ridgeline hike to a secluded lakeside campsite in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Wet area on the trail to Fisher Lake had a nice variety of life with frogs, many flowers, and frighting pools of mosquito larvae by Martin Bravenboer Lakes in maars fill medium-sized craters where an eruption deposited debris around a vent.. Crater lakes form as the created depression, within the crater rim, is filled by water. We started at 8:45am at the Fisher Creek/Tonga Ridge trailhead near the very end of Road 6830. 89 views. It is a very long 17 miles from the junction with Road 68. Trail 1058 was well kept to the Fisher Lake/Deception Creek Junction. Fisher lake off stevens pass not super crowded and there's a trail right to it but you still would want a map Washington trails association website would have more info. Hikers are rare but solitude isn't on this 9-mile ridgeline hike to a secluded lakeside campsite in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. From there I can try to follow the trail back to the intersection with the Tonga Ridge trail. The road is … Mount Sawyer has a nice trail leading to the summit, but I found only game trails between lots of bushwhacking to the peaks to the West and East. We followed it until taking a small slightly hard to find path down to Fisher Lake. Fisher Lake was nice, but we forded on to our destination. Tonga Ridge starts high and stays high--it also starts great, and stays great. ... (there is a campsite at the second lake, 4,559 feet). To get the rest of the dirt click on jeffkatzer.wordpress.com It is an easy hike for the family, has great views and, best of all, has a bumper huckleberry crop in the fall. Time: 5 hrs. Seattle, WA: Pratt Lake Saddle. It starts in second-growth forest but meadows begin after one mile or so and continue for much of the trail. With a slightly late start, we headed up to the Tonga Ridge trail head. Type: out-and-back. A volcanic crater lake is a lake in a crater that was formed from explosive activity or collapse during a volcanic eruption.. I did this. 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