Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Golden Lakes Loop

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Golden Lakes Loop

Preference to Tacoma Branch Introduction to Backpacking Students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers based on availability on May 1.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 24.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meeting place and time will be sent to registered participants.

TBD

Map (not for navigation): https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3820521.pdf

Preference to Tacoma Branch Introduction to Backpacking Students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers based on availability on May 1.

Route/Place

Golden Lakes Loop


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

To be discussed at lecture for Introduction to Backpacking course students.

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or Ursack 
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
Trip Reports