Backpacking

Olympic Coast
Three day (17 mile) route along the Washington coast through the Olympic National Park rainforest. This route is a great introduction to backpacking, with multiple creek crossings and beautiful sunsets.



Difficulty Level: Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Olympic National Park
Three day (19 mile) of loop of Seven Lakes Basin and High Divide.


Difficulty Level: Advanced Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo area offers some extra challenge with 10 miles roundtrip and 3,000 feet of elevation gain. Camp in an alpine basin full of streams, lakes, and meadows at the base of Foggy Peak and Silvertip Peak.



Difficulty Level: Intermediate

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information

Cascade Pass & Sahale
Three to four day backpacking route in the Northern Cascades with approximately 17 miles round trip and 5000-6000 vertical gain. This area boasts views down the Stehekin valley and into the heart of the North Cascades, with great sunrises/sunsets from camp.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Image Lake
Three to four day backpacking route that starts along the wild and scenic Suiattle River, and climbs 4400 feet up a rugged ridge to the iconic Image Lake in Glacier Peak wilderness. This challenging 32 mile route is well worth the campsite views of Glacier Peak.
 
Difficulty Level: Advanced

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Northern Montana
Two to three Day 15 mile backpack through the Lolo National Forest, Montana. Other lakes beyond for additional day hiking.



Difficulty Level: Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $350-$500

What to bring:
Packing list

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information