Nuk Tessli is surrounded by a vast network of hiking and backpacking trails
2-4 hours | 205m elevation gain | easy:
This hike is usually done on the day you arrive at Nuk Tessli.
It's a half day hike to the closest view point of the Nuk Tessli wilderness.
Here you'll see the area you're going to explore in the next few days.
The view point is surrounded by lots of lightning struct trees giving them a very twisted and beautiful look.
Otter Lake Loop
2 hours | 50m elevation gain | easy:
The otter lake loop is an easy short hike to the lower & upper otter lakes.
The trail goes through some beautiful meadows with lots of flowers.
Around The Lake
3-5 hours | 0 M elevation gain | easy:
This is a simple and nice walk around Whitton Lake.
This hike can be combined with canoeing to the Sandy Beach and then hiking back. Or the other way around.
The trail can also be used for connecting to other trails, like the trail to Wilderness Lake.
Usually this trail is used as a part of another trail or as part of easy day that includes paddling the canoe to the Sandy Beach or the end of the lake and then hiking back.
Angelheart Lake/North Pass
6-8 hours | 550m elevation gain | moderate:
This is one of the best hikes around. It can be done as a shorter version to North Pass Lake or a longer version going to Angelheart Lake.
Both trails have spectacular views of the Monarch massif.
The trail back goes through big open meadows with lots of flowers and little streams.
There's spectacular view from the top of North Pass.
The Mammaries Loop
5-7 hours | 630m elevation gain | moderate:
A great hiking day that goes straight up to two small peaks with amazing views of the Monarch massif, Wilderness mountain, Anvil mountain and much more.
The navigation on this trail is quite easy.
The trail goes straight up through the forest and meadows and opens up to an amazing view all around.
Flat Top Mountain Loop
10 hours | 880m elevation gain | strenuous:
This amazing hike will take you to the top of Flat Top Mountain and back to Nuk Tessli through Cohen Lake. It's an amazing but strenuous day.
Usually done by strong hikes who are willing to work hard and play hard.
BackCountry Nav Topo Maps is a great navigation app.
You can download offline maps and load all gpx files.