Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Pacific Crest Trail: Snoqualmie Pass to Windy Pass

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Pacific Crest Trail: Snoqualmie Pass to Windy Pass

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

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • Pace: 3-5mph

5:00pm at the Pacific Crest Trailhead, southbound. This trailhead is in the upper  Summit West parking lot. (Not the parking lot closer to the Alpental access road.)

If you're heading east from Seattle: take exit 52 from I-90. Turn right from the interstate off-ramp, then the parking lot for Summit West is on your right.

We'll follow the Pacific Crest Trail southbound from Snoqualmie Pass to Lodge Lake and a little beyond before turning around and retracing our steps.

  • A previous trip trip along this route, from trip leader's Strava account

Route/Place

Pacific Crest Trail: Snoqualmie Pass to Windy Pass


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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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