Backpack - Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

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Backpack - Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

One night backpack out to Silver Lake

Info
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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft

Meet at Green Lake / 65th St park and ride 9am Saturday.

Let's head out to Silver Lake for a one nighter to take advantage of the weather window this weekend!  On Sunday, we'll possibly take a day hike over to twin lakes or scramble up a bit of Silvertip Peak pending what the group wants to do.

Route/Place

Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes



  • Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
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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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