Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Seven Lakes Basin & High Divide

This field trip will give B3 students the opportunity to try out gear and new skills on an easy overnight backpack with an experienced mentor. Priority to Luis&Karla mentor group until April 15th

  • Moderate/Strenuous, Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 22.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft

Mink Lake Trailhead (Sol Duc HotSprings Parking) in the morning. Time TBD

Need an ONP pass or the interagency pass to park.

Day 1: TH to Deer Lake. 5.5 mi 2800ft of ascent.

Day 2: Deer Lake to Sol Duc Park. 8 mi, 2400 ft of ascent.

Day 3: Sol Duc Park to TH. 7 mi,1100 ft of loss

This is a challenging trip due to the elevation profile. Please consider the daily gain before requesting permission. When contacting me, please share recent 10+ mi hikes that you have done, or with 4000ft+ of gain.


Seven Lakes Basin & High Divide

  • Green Trails Seven Lakes Basin/Mt Olympus Climb No. 133S

    Custom Correct Seven Lakes Basin - Hoh

    USGS Mount Carrie

    USGS Bogachiel Peak
  • 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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