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Backpacking - CHANGED TO WILLOW LAKE - Lake Catherine (Intro Clinic)

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Backpacking - CHANGED TO WILLOW LAKE - Lake Catherine (Intro Clinic)
Backpacking - CHANGED TO WILLOW LAKE - Lake Catherine (Intro Clinic)

Time & Location

Jul 21, 2023, 3:00 PM – Jul 22, 2023, 12:00 PM

Salt Lake County, Lake Catherine, Utah 84121, USA

Guests

About the event

*This is a lottery event. You will be notified on June 15th if you got in. If you are on the waiting list, you will be notified as spots open up.

Itinerary:

Carpooling - 3pm

Day 1:

Lake  Mary Trailhead - 4 pm

Hike in 2.2 miles -415-515 pm 

Camp and set up - 530 pm

Dinner - 6 pm

Optional Hike to Sunset Peak - 7-9 pm

Day 2:

Hike out  (1-2 hrs)

Pack up and head home

Directions - Lake Mary Trailhead, Brighton Parkinglot, Big Cottonwood Cyn 

(Bathrooms at the trailhead in the Brighton Lodge first floor) 

Activity -

Backpacking Lake Catharine via Brighton Lakes Trail - 2.2 mi one way hike to the lake. All Trails Trip Report

Evening Hike to Sunset Peak -  2 miles round trip out and back. Trip Report

Gear - Thin T-shirt, thin long-sleeve shirt, fleece, puffy coat, rain jacket, shorts or hiking pants, swimming suit, running shoes, hiking boots, 2 L water, water filter (can rent), 8-10 snacks, 65+ liter backpack with waistbelt, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, first aid kit, sleeping bag (warmest you can get - down is preferred) (can rent), sleeping pad (can rent), tent (can rent), headlamp, pj's, toiletries, dehydrated or backpacking meals.

* There will be a MANDATORY pack check the day before the trip

Rentals (2 day) -

Tents (2 man - $13, 4 man - $22 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 2 man - $14, 4 man - $18 UVU

Outdoor Adventure Center)

Sleeping bags (0 degree - $22, 30 degree - $22 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 0 degree - $14, 30

degree - $10 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Sleeping pads (thermarest - $9 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; thermarest - $8 UVU Outdoor

Adventure Center)

Backpacks (85 liter - $12 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; 65 liter - $14 UVU Outdoor Adventure

Center)

Stove with fuel ($8 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; $8 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Mess kit ($8 BYU Outdoors Unlimited; $10 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Water Filter ($6 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Guide: Elisa Opt Hof 801-836-0585

Base Commander: Emily Hacken 801-860-4591

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