Basic Backpacking Student Trip

Field trip: Basic Backpacking

Basic Backpacking Student Trip - Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

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

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft
  • Pace: Keeping group together pace

See pre-trip email sent to participants

See pre-trip email sent to participants.

Permit fee of $17 per person.  If registered when registration closes on 8/22, and then cancel, you will still be asked to reimburse me your portion of the trip cost.  Venmo preferred, but cash or check okay.  Destination may change at the last minute if heat wave, wildfire smoke, or other weather issues will be complicating factors.  


Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

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

Required Equipment

Usual backpacking gear.

Recommend bug juice and head nets.

Recommend trekking poles.

Recommend 4-6 liter water carrying capacity for planned dry camp.

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