Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Experience

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Experience - Annette Lake

Fundamental skills experience trip.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.7 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,050 ft

Place: Annette Lake Trailhead
Link to parking here:

Northwest Forest Pass or America The Beautiful Series Pass required to park here.

There is a vault toilet at this trailhead.

A field trip to a designated backcountry location off I-90 to reinforce what you have learned and evaluate your learning.


Annette Lake

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass

    USGS Lost Lake
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Trail running shoes
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Running specific hydration vest or pack, 8 to 15  liters in size
  • Headlamp, waist light, or handheld light with a light beam suitable for running  at night with a spare battery/batteries  
  • Trail running-adapted ten essential

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities for this course's outdoor activities.

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