Merritt Lake Day Hike

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Merritt & Lost Lake Trailhead

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Leavenworth, WA 98826

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Join us for a beautiful end-of-season hike in the Central Cascades!

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Trip Leader Name: Matt Brand, Sarah Jagrowski

Trip Leader Email: matww2@gmail.com, sjagrowski@gmail.com

Description: Join us for a beautiful autumn hike 12 miles east of Stevens Pass. Thick evergreen forests and alpine lakes await you at the Merritt Lake Trail. The hike is 5.5 miles roundtrip and contains 2100 feet of elevation gain.

Difficulty: Difficult

Meeting Place: In front of main sanctuary at Bethany Green Lake

Start Time: 8:00 AM

End Time: Estimated 6:30 pm back to the church

Gear List:

- medical insurance card

- cash or electronic pay for driver's fuel and permits

- backpack that has space for all the items in the gear list

- hiking footwear (waterproof or combine with non-cotton socks)

- water (2 liters minimum in bottles or hydration bladder)

- food for lunch and snacks

- non-cotton clothing layers for range of temperatures

- extra pair of socks

- extra clothing to change into for after the trip (optional)

- sun protection - hat, sunscreen, sunglasses

- first aid kit

- whatever you need for a backcountry bathroom stop (leave no trace)

- collapsible trekking poles (optional)

- miscellaneous: money to stop for ice cream or food on way back

Refund Policy

* Refunds will be issued on a case by case basis, contact John Wayne (johnwaynes@churchbcc.org)

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Merritt & Lost Lake Trailhead

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Leavenworth, WA 98826

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