Wilderness Navigation - Field trip

Field trip: Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation - Field trip - Irish Cabin Property

This is the full day field trip portion of the course where you'll put your skills into real practice in the wilderness.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Field trip: Saturday September 21, 2019

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Irish Cabin Property (46.991904, -121.926386)

Check the weather: NOAA Weather Service - Irish Cabin Property


Irish Cabin Property

  • USGS Golden Lakes

    Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Field trip equipment:

  • A Mountaineers approved compass.
  • Sturdy hiking boots.
  • Rain gear and extra warm clothing, including hat and gloves.
  • The Ten Essentials.
  • Lunch, extra food and at least 2 liters of water.
  • Zip lock bags for maps and handouts (gallon size).
  • Sharp pencil.
  • (optional) Clip board.
  • No cotton clothing. Wear jeans & tennis shoes, and you can expect to be sent home or spend the day in the parking area.
  • There isn't a definite end time. Everyone stays until the last student safely returns to the parking area for final head count. No exceptions.
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