Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Ingalls Creek

This is a mentored B3 backpacking trip for the Summit Sistahs. It will be an easy overnight hike designed to get practice dialing in backpacking gear and getting some time on the trail.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,450 ft

We will meet at the Ingalls Creek Trailhead on Saturday morning at 9:30 am.  Everyone should be packed and ready to hit the trail by 10 am.  

This is a mentored backpack.

* Priority for this trip will be given to Summit Sistahs B3 Backpacking group.

This will be an easy-going hike up Ingalls Creek about 5.3 miles to the Falls Creek campsite.  

The Ingalls Creek Trail features a variety of scenery that includes big pines, boulder fields, granite cliffs, old-growth and occasional views of the mighty Stuart Range. The primary attraction in late spring is the proliferation of wildflowers, some of which are uncommon. Be prepared for the cool breezes that flow down the valley, and carry an extra layer.


Ingalls Creek

  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Mount Stuart

    Green Trails Liberty No. 210

    USGS Liberty
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Usual overnight backpacking gear

Rain gear

Bug spray and/or protection

Critter safe food storage such as an Ursack or Bear Canister.

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