Seattle Explorers Backpack

Youth activity: Explorers

Seattle Explorers Backpack - Enchanted Valley

[MOUNTAIN GOAT POD] Phase 3 trip for Explorers. Join for two nights of backpacking through the Enchanted Valley!

  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • Saturday, June 26 at 10:30AM: meet at Graves Creek Trailhead
  • Return to trailhead around 3PM on Monday, June 28

MANDATORY pre-trip meeting on June 8 from 6:30-7:30PM via Zoom. Make sure to register for this meeting.

Please fill out this form by JUNE 10 if you would like to borrow any gear for the trip.

Preliminary trip sheet; subject to change slightly, but should stay roughly the same.


Enchanted Valley

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  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please fill out this form by JUNE 10 if you would like to borrow any gear for the trip.

  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Pack cover or plastic bag for water repellence
  • Wool/synthetic socks (minimum of three pairs)
  • Hiking boots
  • Hiking shirts (not cotton)
  • Long underwear 
  • Hiking pants (not cotton/jeans)
  • Warm jacket
  • Warm top
  • Warm pants (synthetic or wool)
  • Waterproof Jacket (breathable, with a hood on the jacket)
  • Waterproof Pants (breathable)
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Camp shoes
  • Sunglasses (polarized, broad spectrum UV protection)
  • Bowl, Cup, Spoon
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (see breakdown on trip sheet)
  • Bear Canister
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Headlamp/Flashlight (spare batteries or second headlamp)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Sunscreen
  • Optional
    • Van Bag (change of clothes for in the car) 
    • Camera
    • Playing cards
    • Frisbee
    • Journal and pen
    • Instruments (Harmonica, etc.)
Trip Reports