Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Mason Lake

A field trip to a backcountry location to reinforce what you have learned and evaluate your learning.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,550 ft
  • Pace: 15mins/mile

6PM at trail head

We'll walk briskly up, enjoy the views and run down. Good opportunity to practice downhill running techniques. 

A field trip to a backcountry location, e.g., a trail off the I-90 corridor or the Pacific Crest Trail, to reinforce what you have learned and evaluate your learning.

Route/Place

Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses; running-specific gaiters recommended
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack suitable for trail running
  • Bring snacks and water
  • Trail running-adapted ten essentials
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