Intro to Backpacking Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Ipsut Creek Camp

Overnight Backpacking Field trip

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet at the trailhead at 8am.

We will hike 5 level miles through old growth forest along the Carbon River until we get to camp.  After setting up camp, participants may go on an optional side hike to Ipsut Falls and the Carbon Glacier, which includes going across a suspension bridge.


Carbon River Road

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

To be discussed at lecture

Trip Reports