Pear Lake


Backpack - Pear Lake

Gain 1,400 feet over 10.7 round trip miles through the beautiful Willam O. Douglas Wilderness to pretty Pear Lake, where we camp two nights, allowing a day hike on Saturday to several other nearby lakes.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.7 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Meet at 8 AM at the Enumclaw Ranger Station.

This is an opportunity to become more familiar with the lesser explored William O. Douglas Wilderness and visit several lakes east of Chinook Pass. 

A Northwest Forest Pass, or equivalent, must be displayed by each car at the trailhead.

BBB  course students will have priority in signup.


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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