Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Greenwater, Echo & Lost 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.

  • Easy, Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,120 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meet at the Greenwater Lake Trailhead at 8:30. Ready to hike at 9:00. 

This is an overnight backpack at Echo Lake  following the Greenwater Lakes Trail.  See the Greenwater Lakes and Echo Lakes general 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 Christina Miller ( for leader permission to sign up.  Permission requests are not accepted before this registration opening.


Greenwater, Echo & Lost Lakes

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

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