Galeairy Lake Campsite #12


Topography of under-water approach: Sloping slab of rock.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: Sloping rock requires care when disembarking and unloading.

Topography to tent sites: Landing is a fair distance north of the actual campsite. The trail to the campsite is on a slope and somewhat irregular.

Landing's sloping rock slab requires special care, particularly if wet ...

Slope rises to the trail to the actual campsite. Far in the distance to the left is the town of Whitney ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open area: The site's open area is located between two large rocks .. one serving as the backdrop of the firepit .. the other effectively blocking the view of the lake.

Extent of tree cover: Pine trees provide a moderate canopy over most of the campsite.

Degree of levelness: The only level areas are the tent sites located near to lake level.

Number of level tent sites: 3 tent sites.

The firepit is in a jumble of jagged rocks which over time have broken away from the larger rock ...

Looking down over the firepit .. to the large rock on the shoreline ...

Eastmost and smallest tentsite ...

This damper and roughest tentsite is at the base of the large shoreline rock ...

The third tentsite is to the west of the other two ...

Here's the campsite as seen from the water by the southwest approach ...

North exposure: Forest.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: A few trees break-up the lake view.

West exposure: A few trees and a large rock block the view of the lake's shoreline.

General description: The large shoreline rock makes this a "campsite without a view". Without a sunny exposure or a view, this campsite is rather unattractive.

Overall accessibility: With its sloping rock landing and jumble of ragged rocks around the firepit, this campsite has serious limitations accessibility-wise..

Thanks to Jeffrey McMurtrie of Jeff'sMap for supplying the base-layer map component by Creative Commons licensing.

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. September 2013 .. Visited June, 2013