Ragged Lake Campsite #9


Topography of under-water approach: Shallow sand and gravel at summer water levels.

Impediments to disembarking from and/or unloading a canoe: None.

Topography to tent sites: Considerable steep and rocky grade.

Looking down from the firepit level to the landing ...

Looking up the steep and rough grade to the firepit level ...

Firepit area, looking across the bay in front of the landing down below (photo by Bill Warren) ...


Regular or low-maintenance: Regular.

Size of open ground area: Firepit area is quite open, with only a thin line of trees on its north side. Tentsite area is to the rear and more sloped.

Extent of tree cover: Tent sites have reasonable coverage and shelter from the prevailing NW wind.

Degree of levelness: Fire pit and tent sites are on separate level areas.

Number of tent sites: 3+.

North exposure: Trees protect the tent sites.

East exposure: Forest.

South exposure: Forest.

West exposure: Open bay.

Looking west across the tentsite area ...

Tentsite areas. Firepit is in distance, behind center trees (photo by Bill Warren) ...

Immediately beside the firepit area is this vantage point looking to the northwest (photo by Bill Warren) ...

General description: A large campsite with an open firepit area, protected tentsite area, a limited view and an unattractive shoreline.

Overall accessibility: While the landing is easy, the steep and rough grade up to the campsite is a definite challenge to access.

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

Submission March, 2015 by Barry Bridgeford .. visited 2011