Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Twin Falls (Olallie State Park)

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry

Intro to Trail Running: Backcountry Field Trip - Twin Falls (Olallie State Park)

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

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at 6:45pm at the main parking area, ready to go by 7:00pm. A Discover Pass is required to park here. 

Driving directions from the WTA:

To reach the main trailhead, drive east on I-90 to exit 34 (about 31 miles from Seattle). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto 468th Avenue SE, and proceed a little more than half a mile to SE 159th Street. Turn left and continue another half mile where the road dead ends in the Twin Falls parking lot. 

There is an outhouse at this trailhead.

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

Topic: TBA.

Route/Place

Twin Falls (Olallie State 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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