Seattle Junior MAC Backpack

Youth activity: Junior MAC

Seattle Junior MAC Backpack - Enchanted Valley

[ORCA POD] Phase 3 trip for Jr. MAC. Join for two nights of backpacking in the PNW!

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 26.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • Saturday, May 29 at 10:30AM: meet at Graves Creek Trailhead
  • Return to trailhead around 3PM on Monday, May 31

MANDATORY pre-trip meeting on MAY 12 from 6:30-7:30PM via Zoom. Make sure to register for this meeting.

Please request gear from Hannah by MAY 16 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

  • Green Trails Mt Christie No. 166

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park

    Custom Correct Quinault-Colonel Bob

    Custom Correct Enchanted Valley - Skokomish

    Custom Correct Brothers - Mt Anderson
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please request gear from Hannah by MAY 16 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