Chelan Lakeshore Trail


Backpack - Chelan Lakeshore Trail

This is an early spring 3-day backpack trip along the Chelan Lakeshore trail. Preference will be given to 2024 B3 students for the 1st week of registration. Open to all members one week later with leader permission.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 17.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft

Times and ferry fee subject to change -

We will meet at 9:45 am in the parking lot of Lady of the Lake, Fields Pt Landing (10:20am boat departure). This is approximately a 3 hour drive from Seattle.

Field’s Point Landing, Fields Point Road, Chelan, WA 98816 (

Day 1: We’ll meet at Field’s Point Landing, take the Lady of the Lake ferry and be dropped off at Prince Creek around 11a. From Prince Creek, we'll hike up 10.6 miles to the Moore Point campsite, a large campsite with lots of space, nice bathrooms, beautiful views and a dock for easy water access.

Day 2: From Moore Point, we'll hike up 7.45 miles to the little town of Stehekin and set up camp at the Lakeview/Purple Point campsite in Stehekin. Vault toilet available. After setting up camp, participants will have the option to explore or relax. 

Day 3: Before catching the ferry back to Field's Point, we'll stop by the bakery if it's open . Stehekin Bakery Menu: Leave Stehekin on 1:30 pm ferry. Arrive at Field Point Landing at 4 pm.

Participants will be responsible for the $90 per person roundtrip ferry fee plus overnight parking. Advanced ferry reservations will need to be made for this trip. but should NOT be made until participation has been confirmed by leader

Day 1 Gaia GPS route:

Day 2 Gaia GPS Route:

Early season 3-day backpack trip along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Chelan. We will cover 17.5 miles and gain 4K over two days on this rolling lakeside trail. Preference to 2024 B3 students for the 1st week of registration. Open to all members April 6. Leader Permission required.


Chelan Lakeshore Trail

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
  • Headlamp and extra batteries
  • Sunscreen and sun protection clothing
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