Backpack - Thunder Creek

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Backpack - Thunder Creek

** SOCIAL ** Overnight to McAllister Camp along Thunder Creek Plus Car Camping!**

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,900 ft
  • Pace: 1-1.5 mph

Leader  will be driving up Friday afternoon 5/18 to secure our permits and I’ll be car camping in the area that night - she would really love to have some folks join her for a fire and some games and socializing, probably some BBQ!

Details and any carpool needs will be discussed as the group is settled.

Trailhead location:  https://goo.gl/maps/mBTGfyVqxH92

** LEADERS PERMISSION REQUIRED ONLY SO I CAN BE SURE TO TALK TO ALL WHO SIGN UP – PLEASE READ ALL NOTES BELOW **

 ** NOTE: Location depends on trail condition and which first-come-first-serve permits are available, we may end up going to Big Beaver Camp along Ross lake instead (comparable mileage and less gain) or a closer camp along Thunder Creek**

 I will be driving up Friday afternoon 5/18 to secure our permits and I’ll be car camping in the area that night.  I’d really love to have some folks join me for a fire and some games and socializing, probably some BBQ!

 We will hike at a slow pace, taking frequent breaks - photography is encouraged.  To keep the group together we may opt to have the slowest hiker lead. We will stop for an extended lunch (~20 minutes) or when we get to camp. We will break camp and head back to our cars Sunday morning starting around 9am.

 

** NOTE ** This trip is *NOT* recommended if:

  • you prefer to read in your tent the rest of the day once you get in camp (this trip is meant for those that like to be social)
  • you like to keep to yourself on a hike and would prefer not to talk to others
  • you are awake earlier than 5am and get really bored waiting for other folks to wake up
  • you don't like, or have problems with, hiking at a slower pace
Route/Place

Thunder Creek



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Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, plus overnight gear as specified by the trip leader

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