Greenwater, Echo & Lost Lakes


Backpack - Greenwater, Echo & Lost Lakes

An easy trip out and up into a nice lake, great views!

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  • Easy, Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,550 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

We will meet at the Puyallup/South Hill Park N Ride, Hwy 512 and 94th street, (north of the freeway), at 7:30 AM to carpool. Northwest Forest Service permit may be required to park overnight at Chinook Pass.

An easy way to get out overnight, to a popular overnight camping spot. There may be lingering snow still on the ground, so bring appropriate ground protection. This may also be a good time to try out new equipment. We may explore the PCT and Sourdough Gap area.


Greenwater, Echo & Lost 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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