Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin Lakes


Backpack - Marmot & Jade Lakes

Enjoy the mild and sunny weather to this classic backpack destination.

  • Very Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,639 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2

Starting from Deception Pass trail head, leisurely start time.

Details to be provided to participants via email.

Planning to camp at Jade Lake.

Possible excursion to Dip Top Gap same day or following morning depending on conditions and desire of participants.


Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin 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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