Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Marmot Pass

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Marmot Pass

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

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meeting place and time will be sent to registered participants.

TBD

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

Route/Place

Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain



  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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
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