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Dates: 7/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
City / State: Chinook Pass, WA
Event Name: Pacific Crest Trail-Sheep Lk/Sourdough Gp
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 118089 2021/Y2763
Distance - Trail Ratings: 7K/10K - 2B
Description: Heading north on the PCT at 5400 feet the trail parallels the highway, passing through fields of wildflowers blooming in late July and August. At about 2k the trail enters the forest and fields of lupine before ascending the final 300 feet to Sheep Lake, the turn around point for the 7K. The additional climb to Sourdough Gap at 6400 feet gives you glimpses of Mt Rainier and other impressive views. Be prepared for all weather conditions. Bring lunch to eat at Sheep Lake or at Sourdough Gap. Excellent hike for children.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs:
Start Times: Daylight hours
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY using the Online Start Box (https://my.ava.org). Contact the POC for alternate method.
Start Point / Driving Directions: The detailed location of and driving directions to the event starting point are included in the walks directions, downloaded from the AVA Online Start Box. Drive to start to Chinook Pass. Park in the large parking lot on the west side of the road. Northwest Forest Pass required. Self-issued permit available at the trailhead. Restroom at trailhead only.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: 10K from Sheep Lake to Sourdough Gap rated 3C. Steep trail from Sheep Lake that evens out in places.
Host Club: AVA President
Contact: Nancy Wittenberg  (See the my.ava.org Event Listing for further contact information.)
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