Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - West Fork Foss Lakes

Field trip: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Field Trip - West Fork Foss Lakes

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

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 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.

Route/Place

West Fork Foss Lakes


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
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