Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Walupt Lake


Backpack - Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Walupt Lake

Backpack Snowgrass Flats to White Pass on a one-way trip through the Goat Rocks wilderness and cross the Knife edge. **leader permission Required**

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 28.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 1-1.5

Begin at Snowgrass Flats trailhead.  Details to be provided to registered participants.  This trip will require 2 drivers for a car shuttle.

While this trip is appropriate to beginning backpackers, you must be fit enough to carry your full pack 10-12 miles and up to 3,000 feet gain.  This is NOT appropriate for you if you are uncomfortable with heights.  We’ll be up early in the morning, but travel at a moderate pace.  Bear safety measures required.


Pacific Crest Trail: White Pass to Walupt Lake

  • Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    Green Trails Walupt Lake No. 335

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