Bikepacking Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Bikepacking Course

Bikepacking Field Trip - Ancient Lake

Bikepacking Overnight field trip to Ancient Lakes

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

1000am WSDOT - Quincy Valley Safety Rest Area, WA-28, Quincy, WA 98848

We will be meeting at the Quincy rest stop, where we will caravan about 13.4 miles to the Ancient & Dusty Lake Trailhead, Ancient Lake Rd, Quincy, WA 98848 parking area.  Please be as pack and ready to ride as much as possible.   

There is a good possibility that we will park in another locations, but it will be close by.  Less than a mile.   

Temps in Quincy are looking like a low of 26 for Saturday night.

Shawn and I are going to move about 5 gallons of water to camp area the day before.  I can not promise that it will not be frozen and will take some doing to use.  


students will earn:

instructors will earn:


Ancient Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 Essentials


Clothing appropriate to weather and conditions

Overnight gear appropriate to weather and temps

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