Seattle Pathfinders Climbing

Youth activity: Pathfinders

Seattle Pathfinders Climbing - Leavenworth

[RIVER OTTER POD] Phase 2 trip for Pathfinders. Climbing and hiking in Leavenworth, WA.

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.
  • Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • SAT SEPT 19 | 9:30AM: Meet at the 76 gas station in Leavenworth
  • SUN SEPT 20 | Return home in the evening

Pathfinders will spend two days, one night camping at Lake Wenatchee State Park.

Trip Sheet



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Clothes: Pack for warm conditions during the day

  • Clothes for climbing
    • Clothes for back at camp (slightly warmer because it’ll cool down in the evening)
  • Sun Protection: sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, sun shirt, etc.
  • Backpack: Day pack for carrying your personal items/group gear with you as we hike to the rock
  • Hiking Boots or Sneakers to wear on the hike to the rock
  • Camp Shoes (optional) 

Camping items:

  • Personal mess kit including: plate/bowl, utensils, cup
  • Camp chair
  • Tent (can be borrowed from the Mountaineers with advance notice)
  • Sleeping bag/pad (can be borrowed from the Mountaineers with advance notice)
  • Pillow (we’re car camping; might as well be comfy!)
  • Toiletries (restrooms available at campsite)
  • Headlamp/flashlight with extra batteries

Food for yourself/family (*Pod breakfasts and dinners are fine if you'd like): 

    • Breakfast: (x2; one of them is on the road to meeting everyone Saturday morning)
    • Lunch: (x2; be able to pack them in your backpack to eat at the rock)
    • Dinner: (x1)
    • Snacks: enough for both Saturday and Sunday
  • Water: 2 liters per person per day minimum 

Climbing gear (can be borrowed from The Mountaineers; pick up sometime in the week before the trip):

    • Harness
    • Belay device
    • Helmet
    • Climbing shoes
  • 10 Essentials 
  • Face mask(s)
  • Hand Sanitizer
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