Spider Gap - Buck Creek Pass Loop (3 days, 2 nights)
Trail length 39 miles, Roundtrip (This is a high reward, but long hike)
(WTA has 44 miles which includes road distance between trailheads -- hopefully we can avoid that.)
Elevation Gain: 7200 ft.
The route is a loop.
Starts early Friday – You need a day off work.
Start at the Phelps Creek Trailhead —-> 1511 to Spider Gap,[masked] to Lyman Lakes,[masked], 1256 Hart and Lyman Lake trail to Cloudy Pass. 1256 to Little Pass to[masked] PCNST-Darrington to 789 Buck Creek Pass to 1513 Buck Creek, 1550 Chiwawa River. We may be able to situate cars to reduce the final forest road gap between the trailheads.
Please join the wait list and wait to be confirmed. Group size will be 3–6.
HOW TO SIGN UP
Join the list and wait to be added. Only sign up if you really intend to be there.
Be sure to answer the RELEASE OF LIABILITY question in the prompt when you sign up. You must answer the question clearly to be added to list.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
You must read and agree to this Release of Liability: I understand that during my participation in this Outing, I may be exposed to risks and hazards, foreseen or unforeseen, which are inherent and cannot be eliminated without diminishing the Outing. These inherent risks include, but are not limited to, the dangers of serious personal injury, property damage, and death (“Injuries and Damages”) from exposure to the hazards of travel, location, and weather. I agree that the Organizer has not tried to contradict or minimize my understanding of these risks. I know that Injuries and Damages can occur by natural causes or activities of other persons, animals, trip members, trip leaders or third parties, either as a result of negligence or because of other reasons. I understand that risks of such Injuries are involved in adventure travel such as this Outing and I accept that I must exercise extra care for my own person and for others around me in the face of such hazards. I understand that on this Outing there may not be rescue or medical facilities or expertise necessary to deal with the Injuries to which I may be exposed. To the fullest extent allowed by law, I agree to WAIVE, DISCHARGE CLAIMS, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY the Organizer from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from Injuries and Damages, even if caused by the negligence of the Organizer or other participants in any way connected with this Outing. I further agree to HOLD HARMLESS the Organizer from any claims, losses, Injuries and Damages caused by my own negligence while a participant on the Outing. I understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns. I have read the Outing description and this Release of Liability in its entirety and I freely and voluntarily assume all risks of such Injuries and notwithstanding such risks, I agree to participate in the Outing. I have read, I understand, and I agree to this Release of Liability.
• What to bring
You must have appropriate overnight cold-weather gear to attend. Microspikes or Crampons, gaiters and poles.
Arrive self-sufficient at P&R.
Have 10 essentials (http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html).
NO cotton clothes.
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