Backpack - Snowgrass Flats, Cispus Basin, Old Snowy & Goat Lake

Majestic views, flowers, and (possibly) mountain goats for a great mid-summer backpack.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft
  • Pace: about 2mph

Meeting place to be provided closer to the departure. 

Expect to start hiking from the trail-head at about 9am.

Some of the guides suggest this is a trip for August-October, but considering the warm weather this May and June, by the end of July most of the snow show be melted and flowers should be blooming. 

More information as we get closer to the departure.



Snowgrass Flats, Cispus Basin, Old Snowy & Goat Lake

  • Green Trails Packwood No. 302

    Green Trails Walupt Lake No. 335

    Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S
  • 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
  • MANDATORY: Micro-spikes
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