Spider Meadows, Spider Gap, Lyman Lakes & Buck Creek Pass


Backpack - Spider Gap, Lyman Lakes & Buck Creek Pass Loop

This is an amazing place to visit! It is by far, my favorite hike in the North Cascades. I look forward to sharing it with you!

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,800 ft

Meeting place is the Phelps Creek Trailhead.

Meeting time at Phelps Creek TH is 10:30AM on Friday August 19th.

This loop trip requires a car-shuttle of approximately 3 miles, from the Trinity Trailhead, to the Phelps Creek Trailhead.  We'll work out the details once the sign-up is closed.


Spider Meadows, Spider Gap, Lyman Lakes & Buck Creek Pass

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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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