Day Hike - Bullion Basin & Bear Gap


Day Hike - Bullion Basin & Bear Gap

7 of the 12 miles will be ridge hiking on the PCT, going as far south as Sourdough Gap from our starting point at the Crystal Mountain resort.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph, no maximum

Enumclaw Ranger Station, 450 Roosevelt Avenue Enumclaw , WA 98022   7:00 AM 

or 7:50 at the trailhead, the chapel at the southeast corner of the  Crystal Mountain parking lot, bathrooms are available 

No water sources and very little shade. 


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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