Backpack - Greenwater & Lost Lakes

Trip

Backpack - Greenwater & Lost Lakes

Preference to Tacoma Branch Introduction to Backpacking Students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers based on availability on April 18. Registered participants must provide leader with proof of vaccination before the trip.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,550 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2 mph

We will meet at the trailhead (Greenwater  Trail) at 9:00 AM. Northwest Forest Service Parking pass required. We will then go up the Greenwater River trail to Lost Lake, and explore the area (a bit). Return on Saturday.

Going up the Greenwater River trail we will cross 4, 5 or 6 log bridges, then follow a trail up to Lost Lake.

A dog will be backpacking with the group, please be comfortable hiking and camping with dogs before signing up for this trip.

Preference to Tacoma Branch Introduction to Backpacking Students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers based on availability on April 18. Registered participants must provide leader with proof of vaccination before the trip.  

Route/Place

Greenwater, Echo & Lost Lakes


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

To be discussed at lecture for Introduction to Backpacking course students.

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
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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