Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Otter Falls & Lipsy Lake

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

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft
  • Pace: 13-15 min / mi

Meet at 7:45am near the vault toilet, ready to go by 8:00am.
Link to parking here:  https://goo.gl/maps/6aVB4HhAtDLGXJ1dA

A Northwest Forest Pass or national parks pass is required to park here. 

There is a vault toilet at this trailhead.

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

This is one of the course field trips rated as moderate.

Topic: Nutrition and Hydration

Route/Place

Taylor River



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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 runners vest or small day pack suitable for trail running
  • Bring snacks and water
  • Trail running-adapted ten essentials
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