What you'll do
Learn the basics of backpacking with a professional backpacking instructor! In this experience you will learn the basics of backpacking. You will have hands on practice with stoves, water filters, and hanging a bear bag! All equipment is provided! Do you have your own gear and are wanting instruction on how to use it? Bring yours then! We will hike out on the Dorothy lake Trail to Dorothy lake which is about 2.5 miles. From there we will learn how to choose great camp sites, set up tents, hang a bear bag, tie knots, and back country cook! You will learn the basics of backpacking on this scenic back country trail into the Alpine lake Wilderness. Be prepared to carry a 15-20 pound backpack to get a feel for what it will be like!
I am the founder and current owner of Cascade Trekking Company which provides educational and personalized guided backpacking trips in Washington. I love creating new experiences and meeting new people. I can't wait to get outside and share my passion for the outdoors with you. Along our adventure we will be sharing stories, laughing and creating unforgettable memories. Let's escape from the crazy city and get outside and backpack! Some of my certifications: Wilderness First Responder Leave No Trace Trainer Avalanche Level 1 Certified Map and Compass and Photography Instructor
Where you'll be
We will meet at the East gate Park and ride where we will carpool out to Dorothy lake (1 hour and 45 min drive). From there we will spend the remainder of our day out on the Dorothy lake trail by Dorothy Lake. If your group is wanting to go further then we could hike either further to Bear Lake.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 4 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Hiking experience with the ability to carry a 20 pound pack for 4 hour is highly recommended and the ability.
You will be required to sign a release of liability!
Learn to Backpack On A Day Hike
£130 / personNew experience
£130 / person