Ebey Lake

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  1. Rollei 35

    Rollei 35 New Member

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    Gary,

    I also recall several roads leading into there, but save the Ebey Mtn. road to the lake, I never explored any of the other roads. The maps I have do not show any other access. Do you recall how you got to it? I should be up in the area this weekend, picking up a dog, and I plan to do some exploring. Any helpful hints would save the wear and tear on the 4x4 suspension or my knees.
     
  2. Jim Jenkins

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    I believe the road you are talking about is a logging road that takes off to the east just past the houses on the south side of the mountain. Let us know if you find a way in. The road that leds off to the the NW at the power lines has a big No Trespassing sign on it. If you go up that road it looks like you'll need the 4X4. Good luck.
    Jim J.
     
  3. Gary B

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    It has been many many years since I was back in there, I would not try to go in there without a winch or another rig. As I remember it you came to a road on the left, I believe it went up and around as soon as you turned onto it, you went up that road for a little was and the road to ebay was on the right, but the problem is it did not look like a road, that the opening it was a good sized mud hole and one you got past that it turned into a road kind of, at points it was only a trail, we were into 4 wheeling back then, and didn't care about scratching our rigs. There was a tree across the road and a tall vechicle could not go under it. There was a tree buried in the road that made it like a step up that was kind of hard to get over. These days I don't know if the opening could even be found. I was thinking of going up there and looking but I would not try that road with out another 4x4 along. If I remember right I found the road because I had to pee, and went up there and found the road so we went looking for it. I believe the easyiest way to find it would be for a couple rigs to go in and somebody go to the lake and find the road and try to walk out then you could mark the entrance. maybe have a phone and then catch a ride back. I think that would be fun. Anybody interested?

    Gary
     
  4. Rollei 35

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    Gary,

    I.... think not. Digging out a stuck 4x4 is not how I prefer to spend my weekends. Guess I'll make the long walk from the gate, try not to be too obvious in my trespass, and see what is up there.
     
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    Sofar I have been lucky, never had to dig out yet, but I have always had a winch. One of these days I'll go up there and check it out.

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  6. Jonduke

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    Hi, I've been looking into Ebey for awhile, been reading all these posts, but how long of a hike is it from the gate to the lake? I'm sure its been said, ive just missed it. Thanks-
    Jon