Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Chinook Pass


Backpack - Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Chinook Pass

A 4 day 'one way' trip on the PCT.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 28.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft

We will meet at the Park N Ride located behind the McDonald's near the intersection of I-5 and Hwy 512, at 8:00 AM, on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

A long drive to a great hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. We will spend the majority of time on the trail hiking along and camping near some lakes (bring bug repellent!). CHANGE COMMENTS:  Day 1: White Pass to Snow Lake (9.2+ miles), Day 2: Snow Lake to Anderson Lake (14 miles); Day 3: Anderson Lake to Chinook Pass (.2 miles). All distances are approximate!  Maps should include Green Trails "White Pass" (#303), Bumping Lake (#271), and Mt. Rainier-East (#271). OR use one of the PCT through hike maps. Families welcome, youth should be 12 yrs+ with some experience.  We will need to coordinate car rides for both beginning and ending since we cannot just levitate to the trail. Please note the 'equipment list', especially the information regarding 'waste'.

Depending upon ability level we may finish 'early'?



Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Chinook Pass

  • Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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