Meadow Creek to Fortune Ponds and Pear Lake


Backpack - Meadow Creek to Fortune Ponds and Pear Lake

This is a backpacking trip for BBB Foothills students. Contact leader to register.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Monroe Park and Ride, 7AM.

Join me on a trek through two wilderness areas on a little used trail through old growth forest and alpine meadows to a lovely lake visited by few. We will head out on Sunday, stopping at the Mountain View Diner in Gold Bar on the way home for a meal and socializing. Maureen Corlas is mentoring this trip. If you have any questions, please let me know. Registration is through the leader.


Meadow Creek to Fortune Ponds and Pear Lake

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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