Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Baker Lake

This backpack trip will give B3 students the opportunity to try out gear and new skills on an overnight backpack with an experienced mentor. Students in Lorelei/Sarah`s mentor group have priority signup through April 1, 2021.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 17.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 750 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

Half the party will start at the south trailhead, half at the north, and meet at the Silver Creek campground for the night.  We`ll exchange car keys and complete the East Bank trail on day 2.  More details via the Hello Hiker email.  Meet at the Kulshan Campground parking lot at the south end of the lake by 8am.


Baker Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, plus overnight gear as specified by the trip leader

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