WWE Portland – Beginner's Backpack Series – Pansy Lake

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Pansy Lake Trailhead

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** THIS EVENT REQUIRES AN EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION**

The Eventbrite tickets will go live on Monday, April 1st 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (PST).

Due to regulations in the National Forest, we can only have a total pack size of 12, including the ambassador leading the event. In order to comply, we have to require each member attending this event register through Eventbrite. In the event you successfully register, and then are unable to attend, please release the ticket so that another member may attend. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kristina directly!

TRAIL DESCRIPTION:

• 2.4 miles round trip, 500 feet elevation gain to the lake

(OPTIONAL) • 7.5 miles, 2,100 feet elevation gain to the lookout tower – we would make camp at the lake first, and then continue on to the historic Bull of the Woods Lookout tower

This trail rises through a beautiful old-growth forest, loaded with ripe huckleberries in August, literally as far as the eye can see, to a beautiful, quiet lake, nestled beneath the slopes of Pansy Mountain. The lake was also the site of an old copper mine, constructed by Robert Bagby, so named from the bright hued copper mined from the shaft.

**TRAILHEAD PASS**

NW Forest Pass (note, if you buy a day pass, you must purchase two!)

TRAILHEAD DIRECTIONS:
https://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Pansy_Lake_Trailhead

WHAT TO BRING:

https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-checklist.html
https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html

Due to the nature of this event, a full, required packing list will be provided to the Eventbrite registrants at a later date.


** PLEASE NOTE: Ambassadors are not wilderness first aid certified. This is a casual get together for shared outdoor enthusiasts. Safety is a top priority; please plan accordingly.**


Here is a link to more information and directions to our adventure:

https://www.oregonhikers.org/field_guide/Pansy_Lake_Hike


Questions? Please reach out to Portland Ambassador, Kristina Marx, with any questions. Can't wait to see you all and hit the trail!


– Women Who Explore – Portland Ambassador

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