Bullion Basin & Bear Gap


Day Hike - Bullion Basin & Bear Gap

Spending 11 miles on the PCT, this ridge hike is bursting with wildflowers and views of Rainier and Adams.

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  • Sat, Jun 27, 2015
  • Foothills Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

South Renton Park and Ride at 6:30 AM

We'll hike for 15 miles with 3000 ft of gain, 11 miles on the PCT from Bullion Basin to an overlook of Crystal Lake near Sourdough Gap (and back).   A ridge hike bursting with wildflowers and views of Rainier and Adams.


Bullion Basin & Bear Gap

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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