5 Days Backpacking the Goat Rocks Wilderness
In this video, join us on our 5-day walk in the Goat Rocks Wilderness. Known for some of the best views on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), Goat Rocks is the remnant of a longtime extinct volcano in Washington State and a wonderful place to go backpacking.
- Day 1: started at Walupt Lake and hiked up to Nannie Peak.
- Hiked Nannie Ridge to spend the night at beautiful Sheep Lake.
- Day 2: hiked across Cispus Pass and enjoyed views of Gilbert Peak.
- Traversed the beautiful Cispus Basin and set camp at the beautiful alpine meadows above Snowgrass Flat
- Day 3: with only a daypack, hiked to Old Snowy Mountain and enjoyed endless views of the PCT, Mount Rainier, Mount St Helens, Mount Adams, and the rest of The Cascades.
- Spent the rest of the evening enjoying the sunset and mighty Mount Adams from the same camp.
- Day 4: Descended from the alpine and traversed into the stunning Goat Lake basin, then over the pass into Jordan Basin where we set camp.
- Hiked over to Hawkeye Point where we enjoyed another round of endless views 360 degrees, and a heard of mountain goats in the distance.
- Day 5: Packed and hiked out, completing the loop at Berry Patch trailhead.
- Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
- Morning Mandolin by Chris Haugen and
- Daniel Zilcsak, Timea Zilcsak. Shot on iPhone 7+.
- Edit in Final Cut Pro.