Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast

Preference to Tacoma Introduction to Backpacking students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers to register on April 30.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2 mph

TBD

TBD

Preference to Tacoma Introduction to Backpacking students. Trip will open to all Mountaineers to register on April 30.

Completion of this trip may satisfy one of several iconic backpacking routes listed in the Gold, Silver, or Bronze Backpack badges. Award badges are open to any member to earn.  

Route/Place

Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast



  • Green Trails La Push No. 163S

    Custom Correct South Olympic Coast

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park

    Green Trails Olympic Coast Beaches No. 99S
  • 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
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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