Backpack - Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

Trip

Backpack - Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

This is fun, moderate backpack (10 miles, 1280' gain) offering an easy approach to a scenic alpine lake with waterfalls along the way. PERFECT FOR B3 STUDENTS!!

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  • Mon, Aug 8, 2016 — Tue, Aug 9, 2016
  • Foothills Backpacking Committee
  • Backpacking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,280 ft

7 am at the Tibbets Park & Ride, Issaquah

On Monday, the hike to Goat Lake starts a mile off the Mountain Loop road between Barlow Pass and Darrington. We will set up camp at Goat Lake for the night. On Tuesday, we will hike back out.

Route/Place

Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)


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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
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