Backpacking to Jade Lake and Dip Top Gap

Jade Lake, Alpine Lakes Wilderness | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking to Jade Lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness is about 20.7 miles, with about an additional 3 miles (RT) to reach Dip Top Gap. This trail gains roughly 5,000 ft of elevation (including Dip Top) and is rated as a hard trail with lots of foot traffic. This out and back trail is gaining […]

What To Know Before Backpacking The Wonderland Trail

The Wonderland Trail is a 93 mile trail that circumnavigates the base of Mt. Rainier in Mount Rainier National Park. The loop climbs over 25,000ft of elevation throughout the trail and varies between groups on how long it takes to complete (usually between 6 and 10 days). The trail is rated as difficult and is […]