Lake Dorothy


Backpack - Lake Dorothy

A backpack adventure for families ages 5 and above. Bring your swimwear to splash in the lakes!

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  • Fri, Jul 27, 2018 — Sun, Jul 29, 2018
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Backpacking
  • Families
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

Family groups meet at the trailhead by 10am on Friday.  Be sure to have a Northwest Forest Pass.

This BackPack is geared for families with school-aged children.   We will plan to set up camp the first night at Lake Dorothy.  The second day, optional day hike to Bear Lake.  Leave by 9 am on Sunday morning.


Lake Dorothy

  • Green Trails Skykomish No. 175

    USGS Skykomish

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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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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