Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass

Enjoy this two day weekend backpack in the NE Olympic Buckhorn Wilderness. This 15 mile RT B3 trip will expand our skills as we explore the Tubal Cain mine, Marmot Pass, and Buckhorn Mtn areas.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,988 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meet at the Tubal Cain trailhead  near Sequim with packs ready and boots on ready to go at 9am on Saturday, August 10.

There are possible side trips to Marmot Pass and Tull Canyon adding mileage and elevation to the trip.  We'll have a dry camp, so extra water carrying capacity is needed.  More information will be provided in the "Hello Hiker" email to all participants before the trip.

Route/Place

Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass



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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, 3 liters of water carrying capacity, plus overnight gear as specified by the trip leader

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