Seattle Pathfinders & Nomads Backpacking - Ancient Lake

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Seattle Pathfinders & Nomads Backpacking - Ancient Lake

Pathfinders and Nomads will enjoy early spring on the other side of the Cascades and go backpacking around Ancient Lakes.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

TBD closer to April

Pathfinders and Nomads will enjoy early spring on the other side of the Cascades and go backpacking around Ancient Lakes.

Trip Sheet: Posted within two weeks prior to the trip.

Parking:

Guests: 

*To sign up for Pathfinder/Nomad 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.

Route/Place

Ancient Lake


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag/Sleeping pad
  • Pack cover or plastic bag for water repellence
  • Wool/synthetic socks (minimum of three pairs)
  • Hiking Boots
  • Layers
  • Warm jacket
  • Warm pants
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Camp shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Bowl, Cup, Spoon
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Headlamp/Flashlight (spare batteries)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Van Bag with change of clothes, snacks, money for on road (optional)
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Sunscreen
  • 10 Essentials

OPTIONAL

  • Camera
  • Playing cards
  • Hacky sack
  • Frisbee
  • Journal and pen

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

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