Tacoma Explorers Hike

Field trip: Tacoma Explorers - Fall

Tacoma Explorers Hike - Blue Lake (Washington Pass)

This will be the first part of a two day trip to the incredible Washington Pass area. We will camp at Lone Fir Campground nearby, and then rock climb in Mazama on Sunday.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

Carpools TBD

This two-day outing will consist of a day hike to Blue Lake on Saturday, car-camping at Lone Fir Campground Saturday night, and rock climbing in Mazama on Sunday. 


Blue Lake (Washington Pass)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  1. 10 Essentials
  2. Day-hiking gear (layers, boots, backpack, etc)
  3. Car-camping gear (tent, sleeping bags, cooking gear, coolers, chairs)
  4. Rock climbing gear - shoes/harnesses/helmets if you have them OR Mountaineers will provide.
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