Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Dorothy, Bear & Deer Lakes

This field trip will give B3 students the opportunity to try out gear and new skills on a one night moderate overnight backpack with experienced mentors.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,147 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meet at the Miller River Road trailhead off Hwy 2 Saturday morning at 8am.  We'll start hiking at 8:20am.

This backpack will overnight at Snoqualmie Lake after hiking past Dorothy, Bear, and Deer lakes.  See the Snoqualmie Lake trip description here

Early priority registration will be given to students in Sarah's mentor group from April 1 through April 10 at 8pm.  Then any qualified B3 student can email Sarah at for leader permission to sign up.  Permission requests are not accepted before this registration opening.


Dorothy, Bear & Deer Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

Trip Reports