Basic Backpacking Student Trip

Field trip: Basic Backpacking

Basic Backpacking Student Trip - Flapjack Lakes

Optional supplemental trip for the Basic Backpacking course. See details in Leader’s notes below.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

Hoodsport Ranger Station, time TBD.  We will then carpool/ caravan to the Staircase parking area.  Olympic National Park or America the Beautiful Pass needed to enter the National Park.

More information to come, but in a nutshell, three day backpack trip with a layover day based at the group site at Flapjack Lakes.  On lay day, we will explore up to Gladys Divide and Mt Gladys.  Permit fee of $18 per person.  If registered, and then cancel, and I am not able to fill your spot, you will still be asked to reimburse me your portion of the trip cost.  Cash preferred, but PayPal or Venmo okay. 


North Fork Skokomish River

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Mt Christie No. 166

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    Custom Correct Brothers - Mt Anderson

    Custom Correct Enchanted Valley - Skokomish

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Usual backpacking gear.

Recommend bug juice and head nets.

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