Staying Found Field Trip - Talus Rocks

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Staying Found Field Trip - Talus Rocks - Tiger Mountain Lowlands

This 5-hour session, held at Tiger Mountain State Forest out of the High Point trailhead, includes a map and compass exercise, a trip planning review, and a 5-mile hike where you will practice the principles you've learned. This hike is TALUS ROCKS.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

We will meet at the Tradition Plateau Interpretive Center at 9 AM. Drivers will need a Discover Pass to park in the lot.


Tiger Mountain Lowlands

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Compass with adjustable declination (see  How to Buy a Compass). YOUR COMPASS MUST HAVE ADJUSTABLE DECLINATION.
  • Green Trails Tiger Mountain map #204S  If you order from the Mountaineers bookstore, you will receive a 20% discount with the promo code "Staying Found."
  • Watch (preferably digital) or smartphone
  • Altimeter, or smartphone with altimeter app


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