Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Backpack - Ancient Lake

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Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Backpack - Ancient Lake

Early season Exp / Jr MAC backpack trip. This is an easy backpack suitable for everyone.

  • *Varies*
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Ancient Lakes upper trailhead @ 11am

Join fellow Explorers and Jr. MACers for a night in the backcountry practicing navigation, trail finding, cooking, and camping skills.

Trip Sheet

Parking: Discover Pass required


Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email Matt to request that a friend or sibling be able to join.

To sign up for Explorer/Jr. MAC combo trips, do it on this page, NOT the course page. For all other trips, sign up via the course page. If confused, refer to the registration instructions on the course page.


Ancient Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Note that the water in the lakes is not suitable for drinking even after filtering.  All water needs to be carried in.

See trip sheet for more details.

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