Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Thunder Creek

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. It is an easy beginner backpack through old growth forests following Thunder Creek.

Info
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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,900 ft
  • Pace: 1-1.5 mph

TBD

Easy backpack to test out gear, pack weight and hiking with a backpack. The bridge to McAllister camp is washed out so unless it is fixed by our date, we will choose one of the many campsites nearby. If we get in early, we can do a day hike.

Route/Place

Thunder Creek



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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

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