Directions for Elise Lake

Directions for Directions for Elise Lake

From I-90 Eastbound take Exit 54 and turn South onto Big Creek Road. Go 4.1 miles (through neighborhood) to the unloading area. Unknown about permits-it appeared not to be enforce or needed. (only a guess).
The top of the mountain is about 5070 feet. General area is in green. There's one or two smaller lakes to play on, with some limited climbing areas. The trails are good, and you need to cross over some ridges with cornices to get to some of the areas. Some of the bowls are extreme and do not have a way out, so please be aware of this.










Riders typically meet in the morning in Cour 'D Alene at Tesoro Gas Station and deli at the East end of Cour 'D Alene, Idaho. There are several Cour 'D Alene exits. The last two East exits (going East) are a little confusing at first. The first one says "15th street" (exit 14, I think) and the last one says "Sherman/Fernan" which is exit 15. Take this last one (exit 15). The hyway sign "food, gas", etc. will be obvious for that exit. Go down to the light; the station will be there. Also this street is the way to Fernan, which is a nice trail riding area, but that's about it. This map might help.

Their address is;
Tesoro 2-Go #62133
E. 2301 Sherman
Coeur 'D Alene, ID, 83814
(208) 667-0538

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