Goat Rocks North Logout

Project dates: 7/18/2019 - 7/21/2019
Project type:
Volunteer group: White Pass Chapter
Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest: Naches RD
Crew leader Steve Ghan
Elevation (ft) 4760
Project description: Sign up now to logout Goat Rocks Wilderness from Elk Pass north to White Pass. You'll backpack up the N. Fork Tieton River (logging it out on the way in), camp at Tieton Pass, and logout south and north on the PCT from there. This is beautiful country offering good views of the Goat Rocks. No previous saw experience is required, but previous backpacking experience is necessary, and a pack light enough to carry an additional 15 pounds of gear for 7 miles. You'll pack your own food in too. Don't worry, your crew will plan free time for explorations up to Elk Pass and Shoe Lake!
Previous trail maintenance experience required: No
Fitness level: Strenuous: This project is for advanced participants looking for a demanding and physically challenging project. This project is suitable for individuals who are fit and have a regular exercise routine. The project will include multiple challenges from the following: hiking 5-15 total miles each day, significant elevation change over 2000 feet on steep and/or rugged terrain, long distance backpacking, high elevation, physically arduous trail work, and/or off-trail work. Participants need to be in excellent physical condition and know their physical abilities and limits before joining this project.
Notes about fitness level required: This is a self supported logout. All crew members should be physically prepared for and experienced carrying food, tent, tools, etc. for three full days.
Total hiking miles per day: 8-10
Total backpacking miles to basecamp: 7
Maximum number of volunteers: 8
High Clearance Vehicle Required: No
Camping type:
Camping notes: You'll camp in a couple of the most spectacular places in the northern end of Goat Rocks Wilderness. This trip is not to be missed!
Contact/how to register: Make sure you have a PCTA volunteer application on file, then contact Steve at [email protected].