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outdoor school backpacking trip

 

Fall Hike - Red Lake Trail

WHEN: September 11th, 2016
WHERE: Red Lake Trial, Tumala Mountain
COST: $50
 

Hike up a ridge through Doug-fir forest through mountain wildflowers to spectacular views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson and the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness from the summit of Tumala Mountain. 1000 feet gained over 2.3 miles; total round-trip 4.6 miles.

Next Adventure will provide transportation, snacks, and experienced guides that know the trail.



Red Lake Trail, Next Adventure Tours

 

Information

Destination:  Red Lake Trail, Mt. Hood National Forest

Where we meet: Next Adventure 9:30 AM, return to shop by 5:00 PM

Duration: ~7.5 hours

Experience Necessary: No Previous Experience Neccessary

Equipment Provided: Next Adventure will provide transportation, snacks, and experienced guides that can answer questions about the flora, fauna, geology and local history of the trail. 


You need to bring:
 - sturdy hiking shoes with synthetic or wool socks
 - hiking apparel (anything but cotton)
 - Day pack
 - water (2 quarts)
 - lunch (& snacks if you have special dietary needs)
 - sun and rain gear 
 - your trail essentials  (see below)


Things you may want to bring:
 - trekking poles
 - camera
 - notebook / sketchbook
 - field guide
 - binoculars


"Trail Essentials"

  • Map & Compass
  • Whistle
  • Water
  • Extra Food
  • Extra Clothing Layers
  • Rain Gear
  • Sun Gear (sunglasses, sunblock, hat)
  • First Aid Kit & personal meds
  • Knife
  • Matches/lighter & firestarter
  • Gear repair kit
  • Emergency survival kit

 

 

 



Next Adventure is a fully-insured licensed Outfitter and Guide with the State of Oregon. Next Adventure is an equal opportunity Recreation Provider operating under special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, USDA Forest Service. Next Adventure Guide-Instructors are locally trail-experienced, and carry current Wilderness First Response certification
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