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Navigation Field Trip

Directions to trailhead: 

The western approach begins at the Gold Creek Trailhead.
To get to the Gold Creek Trailhead:
1) From Highway 3, take exit 41 onto Chico Way. Head west.
2) After 0.5 miles, turn right on North Lake NW Way.
3) After 0.4 miles further, veer right onto Seabeck Hwy Spur NW.
4) After 3.0 miles further, turn left onto NW Holly Road.
5) After 4.1 miles further, turn left (south) onto Tahuyeh Lake NW Road.
6) After 3.0 miles further, the Gold Creek Trailhead and parking lot will be on the leftside of the road.


Field trip requirements:  Arrive prepared to travel in cross country in the outdoors.  10 essentials (old clothes), lunch, paper, pencil and of course: map of the area and compass.

Only participants who have completed the classroom study are eligible to participate in the field trip component. It will be held on Saturday May 4 at Green Mtn State Forest (Gold Mtn Trailhead). More information will be provided after signing up. Participants should purchase and bring a copy of the USGS 7.5 minute map, Wildcat Lake. Participants are required to bring a compass which has adjustable declination, paper and pencils, and their 10 essentials and plan on being out in the field all day. Maps can be purchased at any REI store or through the website: USGS store (catalog number: 106484) Contact John Howard for more information at [masked] (s/3/4-5/01).  SIGN UP ON THE MOUNTAINEERS WEBSITE FOR PAYMENT PURPOSES

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Now I have duty on Saturday... sorry to back out last minute.

    April 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Nevermind. I was able to switch with someone. I'm in.

      April 30, 2013

  • Tidy

    Will be in Pullman, getting a cougar.

    April 27, 2013

  • Phil C

    John, will the field trip be given on any other day? 4th is Barney's Brothers climb.

    April 7, 2013

    • John H


      April 8, 2013

    • John H

      Phil, this weekend was picked in conjunction with Mike Raymond's schedule- it was the best we could do. it was very difficult to fit it in with all the other previously allocated weekends dedicated to climbing activities. I gave up on Barney's trip to teach this field trip.

      April 8, 2013

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