Basin Lake

Trip

Backpack - Basin Lake

Overnight backpack in the Norse Peak Wilderness

Info
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  • Sat, Sep 17, 2016 — Sun, Sep 18, 2016
  • Seattle Backpacking Committee
  • Backpacking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Youth, Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

6:30 am at South Renton (Grady Way) Park & Ride

"I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines. "    ~Henry David Thoreau~

Our appointment is with Norse Peak, Basin Lake and the surrounding ridges and valleys. 

Route/Place

Basin Lake


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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
  • Treats for trip leader!
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