Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Surprise Lake & Warm Lake

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - Surprise Lake & Warm Lake

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

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 19.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2 mph

TBD

TBD

Photo credit wishfulwanderer on WTA

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

Route/Place

Surprise Lake



  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    Green Trails Walupt Lake No. 335

    Green Trails White Pass No. 303
  • See full route/place details.
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