Little Trout Lake Campsite #6


Topography of under-water approach: Points of rock, on the north side of the point, provide a single viable canoe slip. What appears to be a second slip is actually too shallow.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: No serious impediments.

Topography to tent sites: Approximately 20 foot rise at 35 degrees to get to firepit and tent-site level.

Landing is located on NE corner of point (eastmost/righthand 'slip') .. only good for one canoe at a time ...

Rise from the landing to the campsite is around 20 feet, at about a 35 degree angle ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular

Size of open ground area: 30' x 60'.

Extent of tree cover: 50%

Degree of levelness: The fire-pit and tentsite areas are generally level.

Number of level tent sites: Approx. 6.

Looking west past firepit toward center of island ...

West of the firepit area is an area of sheltered tentsites ...

North exposure: Open to north wind, with a view across east end of the lake.

East exposure: The campsite is on the eastern point of an island, looking eastward down the south shore of the lake.

South exposure: A narrow channel separates the point from the lake's south shore. Some mid-day sun may be had.

West exposure: The island's hemlock trees block the mid- and late afternoon sun. Their open understory reduces privacy for the thunderbox area.

View to the north is of the east end of the lake ...

View to the southwest, across a narrow channel ...

General description: Open to north, east and south winds. Limited shelter overhead. Firewood on the island limited to hemlock. Campsite has a 'very worn' appearance.

Overall accessibility: Only fair accessibility from the water .. limited to one canoe at a time.

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

Submitted by Barry Bridgeford .. December 30, 2011 .. visited July, 2010