Backpack - Spectacle Lake

Spectacle Lake

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Although open to all club members over age 18, this trip is also part of the B3 backpacking Building Blocks series and eligible for B3 course graduation credit. In addition, this backpack will have a practical instructional/learning focus and offer experience in proper gear use and camp set-up techniques.

Pace: moderate, est. 2 mi per hour. Friday will be an easy hike in to camp at Pete Lake, 4.4 mi. and 400 ft. elev. gain. Saturday will add 8.5 mi. and 1300 ft. elev. gain to Spectacle Lake. Hike out Sunday. Leader will check with the ranger regarding creek crossings, road, and trail conditions. The route may change based on ranger advice. The trip may be cancelled or the destination changed if weather or trail conditions are unsafe on trip dates, i.e. there is a possibility of thunderstorms. Check here for weather forecast.

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