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October Hike into Lake Marion

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Cool weather. No bugs. Lots of color. I hiked into Lake Marion on Saturday. The lake is easily accessed by a trial just as you arrive at the Mission Ridge parking log. According to my GPS the trail to the lake is 1.3 miles, it's fairly easy with a few short steep sports. I saw hikers from 7 to 70 on the trail having no problems. I arrived at the lake in about 40 minutes.

Ice on the lake
Ice could be seen at the lower end of the lake
Lake Marion
Near Mission Ridge
snow in the shade
Near the lake snow remains in the shadows