Sheep Lake & Nannie Ridge


Backpack - Sheep Lake & Nannie Ridge

A moderate late-season trip to Nannie Ridge then to Sheep Lake, and return.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,106 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

We will meet at the Puyallup/South Hill Park N Ride, Hwy. 512 and 94th Ave E, at 6:00 AM.  We will then car pool to the trailhead. Northwest Forest pass required.

A long drive to the south of Packwood, with meadows, views of nearby Peaks (Mt. Rainier, Adams, and St. Helens). We will be camping at Sheep Lake.  There may well be a short side-hike to the top of Nannie Peak.


Sheep Lake & Nannie Ridge

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
  • camera (?)
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