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Sequoia National Park Backpacking


San Bernardino Campus: 1200pm Friday - 1000pm Sunday
Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, October 3rd at 500pm. Location:TBDEscape reality and come backpacking! Trip Category: Sb Trips, Backpacking Trips
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Sequoia National Park Backpacking Flyer

The stunning White Chief Trail located in the Sequoia National Forest runs along the western side of the majestic Mineral King Valley to an old abandoned mine site. The trail begins at the Eagle/Mosquito Trailhead and follows the same path as the Mosquito and Eagle Lakes Trails. The 2.9 mile one-way trail to the White Chief mine is a steep but scenic hike up the west side of the Mineral King Valley. During this 3-day, 2-night backpacking trip we will experience views like nothing scene before. Please join CSUSB Outdoors on this unforgettable backpacking adventure to a truly beautiful place.

Itinerary

Day 1: We will meet up at SRWC at noon pack up all gear and head to Cold Springs Campground (5 hrs. 278 mi) which is in Sequoia National Park. We will stop for lunch and gas as needed. Arriving at our campsite at 700pm, set up camp and get some good rest for the following adventures.

Day 2: We will start early waking up to eat breakfast at 700am and starting our adventure on the Mosquito/ Eagle Lake trails. We will arrive at our campground later that day and set up camp then adventure some more. White chief bowl and white chief lake. Head back to the campsite and make dinner then get some rest.

Day 3: Waking up early to eat a hearty breakfast at 700am, and we will start our way back down the mountain. We will be going around a lot of caves and sinkholes! Arriving at the van around 3pm, then heading back to CSUSB. We will stop by for dinner along the way and getting to CSUSB at 100pm.

How To Register

San Bernardino Campus

Registration for trips and programs takes place in person at the CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center membership desk during regular operating hours. Full payment (cash, check, Visa or MasterCard) is due at time of reservation. For more information give us a call at 537-CAMP. Some programs do not require registration, are open to nonmembers and youth. See program description for details.

Palm Desert Campus

Registration for trips and programs takes place in person at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Administrative Offices (RG203) during regular operating hours. Call 909-537-2348 for the campus phone outside RG203 to check availability and to complete registration information. After completing registration you will make full payment by cash, check or debit card (no credit cards) to the Administrative Office. Some programs do not require registration, are open to nonmembers and youth. See program description for details.

Sign Up Deadline: Tuesday, October 3rd at 500pm
Open to Ages: 18+ or CSUSB Student || Activity Level: Level 3 - Moderate, up to 4-6 hours of activity per day
Student and SRWC Member: $125 | Faculty, Staff and Alumni: $155 | Affiliate: $170 | Community Member: $250