Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass

A field trip to Marmot Pass for the introduction to backcountry trail running course.

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • Pace: 20 min/mi on ups, 12+ on downs

Meet 10am at trailhead to allow travel time.  We'll meet at the upper big quilcene trailhead, not the tubal cain mine. 

Route/Place

Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass



  • Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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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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