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Backpack Sub-Alpine Lakes

Date: 12:00am PDT September 21 - September 23 Location: Templeton Campus Center

  • Sarah Clement

Templeton Campus Center

Trip sign-up begins: Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00am

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 18 at 5:00pm


The sub-alpine environment of Indian Heaven Wilderness, near Mt. St. Helens, is dotted with dozens of fascinating lakes. Fall colors will brighten the trailside as the hike features unbeatable views of Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. On the trip, we’ll explore some of the trails and lakes of this high plateau while hiking with packs containing all we need for the weekend. Inclement weather alternative: Deschutes River Canyon.