Thunder Creek

Trip

Backpack - Thunder Creek

Two day easy beginner backpack to McAllister Camp.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft

TBD

Easy beginner overnight backpack.  Good spring trail where significant remaining snow pack is unlikely.  650 feet altitude gain over 6.5 miles to McAllister Camp.  Optional second day morning out and back hike with light packs (continuing along Thunder Creek).   Up to 2.6 miles each way with 1200 feet additional elevation gain.  Return to trailhead after breaking camp.

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 credit. In addition, this backpack will have a practical instructional/learning focus and offer experience in proper gear use and camp set-up techniques.

Route/Place

Thunder Creek



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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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