Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin Lakes


Backpack - Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin Lakes

Two night B3 loop backpack along a scenic section of the Pacific Crest Trail.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 22.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft


Includes side trip to Deep Lake instead of Tuck and Robins Lake. Includes 10 miles of PCT for PCT Challenge in Alpine Wilderness. Possibly one of the most scenic sections of the PCT where it passes beneath Mount Daniels and Cathedral Rock. Returning via Deception Pass trail to trailhead.


Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin Lakes

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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