Back to All Events

PNW Classic Backpacking


This backpacking trip is for the absolute beginner, and or the seasoned hiker.  Learn the basic skills of packing, map reading, camp set up, backcountry cooking, and sleeping under the stars.  Or if you're looking for community, this is a great place to start.  See below for further descriptions of typical backpacking days. 


Location: Pacific Northwest
Meeting Location: Portland, OR
Start Date: September 13, 2018
Meeting Time: 1pm
End Date: September 16, 2018
End Time: 3pm
Closest Airport: Portland International Airport (PDX)
Cost: $375
Includes: Transportation to trailhead, permits, food, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, bowls, utensils.
Doesn't Include: Personal clothing, boots, toiletries.  

Lead By:

20476526_1528462087218483_2964038654412610160_n.jpg

Travis & Mercy

Classic Backpacking
No prior experience needed

  • Average: 6 miles/day
  • Lunch: 30-40 minutes
  • Breaks: Typically one 5-10 minute break per hour. More often if necessary. 
  • Hiking Time: 5-6 hours per day
  • Terrain: Gentle, no more than 500'-1000' elevation gain per day.
  • Camp: Arrive around 3pm.
                                                         
Earlier Event: August 23
Vermont Classic Backpacking