Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Navaho Pass & Peak

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Navaho Pass & Peak

A mid-summer introduction to the Teanaway region. Hike to a wildflower meadow where we will set up camp, and for those who want an incredible view of the Mt. Stuart Mountain range, go just another half mile through a “moonscape” with beautiful views of the Mt. Stuart Mountain Range. - 11 miles roundtrip with a total of 3,000 feet of elevation gain. This field trip will give B3 students the opportunity to try out gear and new skills on this overnight backpack with an experienced mentor.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2mph

Due to Covid restrictions, carpooling is not allowed.  Trail head directions will be given in your detailed email to be sent by leader.  We will all be responsible for our own transportation unless otherwise stated. 

This is a well maintained trail with steady gain all the way up. During summer, it can be very dry, and plenty of sunscreen, eye protection and hats are encouraged. This trail offers plenty of stopping points to admire the forest, summer wildflowers and views. Truly a gem introduction to the Teanaway region.


Navaho Pass & Peak

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    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Red Top Mtn

    USGS Enchantment Lakes
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

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