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Backpack - Stevens Pass To Snoqualmie Pass/southbound

Stevens Pass To Snoqualmie Pass/southbound

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7:00 AM at Stevens Pass Hghy trailhead
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.

Individuals interested in this trip should email the leader to get approved for participation.

Trip Co-Leader is Monty Pratt.

Continuous views of familiar peaks.

Opportunity to meet numerous through hikers going northbound on the PCT.

Planned campsites are Glacier Lake, Deep Lake, Escondido Ridge beyond Waptus Burn Trail, and Park Lakes Basin.

Frequent water is generally available in this section of trail.

Leader will arrange backcountry permit. We will do some long days in typical through hike fashion. Pace will be 1.5-2 miles per hour when moving. Early September is a beautiful period in the Alpine Lakes region with generally warm days and cold nights, but periods of heavy rainfall do occur. Green Trails Maps 176, 208, and 207. One good guidebook is “Trekking Washington” by Woodmansee.

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