Suiattle River


Backpack - Suiattle River

RESERVED FOR SEATTLE--BASIC BACKPACKING COURSE MEMBERS ONLY. A delightful spring valley trip through gorgeous forest with a camp along a creek. This trip is for those new to backpacking. More information to come.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph


More information about a month ahead

Participants must be registered for Seattle Basic Backpacking Course.  Successfully completing this trip will count toward course graduation.  Should be a fun, straight-forward and easy going trip.  Lots of help will be available for all the many issues new backpackers encounter from doing "your business" in the woods to how so I light my stove, hang food and on and on. Rob


Suiattle River

  • Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX

    Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness
  • 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,ursack 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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