Barclay Lake


Backpack - Barclay Lake

End of summer backpack for families with elementary school aged youth. Families with well prepared younger children are also welcome.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 225 ft

TBD by group participants.  Anticipate a mid-morning start time so kids have adequate time to enjoy the lake and surroundings.

This is a backpack for families with elementary aged children however younger kiddos are allowed provided that they are appropriately prepared for a 2.2 mile walk each way with 500 feet of elevation gain to the lake.

Leader will e-mail additional details of the backpack with participants.


Barclay Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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