Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Suntop Trail

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Suntop Trail

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

Info
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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

TBA

We'll offer two options going out and back along the Suntop Trail #1183 from the parking area in the pullout about .7 miles before the lookout parking area. (We won't follow the wintertime snowshoe route.)

Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful pass required to park here.

Route/Place

Sun Top Lookout


Roster
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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