Intro to Backpacking Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Lena Lake

Overnight Backpacking Field trip

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • Pace: Easy / Moderate

SR 512  Park-n-Ride located just south of the intersection of SR 512 & South Tacoma Way in Lakewood, WA.  Please park in the northeast corner adjacent to I-5.  Park-n-Ride is located directly behind the McDonalds.

Meeting time will be 7:30 am.  Carpool arrangements will facilitated  thru group e-mail.  

This field trip is designated as a short distance, moderate elevation gain to allow you the students to pack the extra items of comfort to enjoy.  You can make weight decisions of your pack after this trip.  

Clothing and ten check will be performed at the Park-n-ride.  

I will be accompanied by my 1 year old German Shepherd Puppy.  


Lena Lake

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  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

To be discussed at lecture

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