Pacific Crest Trail: Crest Horse Camp to Bridge of the Gods

Trip

Backpack - Pacific Crest Trail: Crest Horse Camp to Bridge of the Gods

This is an 18.5 mile one way hike south on the Pacific Crest Trail from near Rock Creek to the Bridge of the Gods.

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  • Sat, Jun 25, 2016 — Sun, Jun 26, 2016
  • Foothills Backpacking Committee
  • Backpacking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 18.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,430 ft

We will meet at a P&R in Federal Way at 5 am or at the Bridge of the Gods at 8:30 am...we will need at least one other vehicle to set up car shuttle

 This hike/backpack is offered as part of the 2016 PCT Challenge, though it is open to any qualified Mountaineers member******PLEASE NOTE******This is only an 18.5 mile section of the posted trip.

Day 1: 12.5 miles  total up/down: +2677/-3613ft.

Day 2: 6 miles  total up/down: +754/-1336ft

Route/Place

Pacific Crest Trail: Crest Horse Camp to Bridge of the Gods



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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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