Carson Pass to Showers Lake
Distance: 10 miles round trip
Description: This two-day/one-night introductory backpacking course is designed for novice backcountry enthusiasts. Join us and learn the essential skills and techniques to keep you safe and comfortable while enjoying the freedom, quiet and freshness that only backpacking in the Sierra can afford. After a classroom introduction to backpacking, we will begin the 5 mile hike from Carson Pass trailhead, following a scenic journey through wildflower covered meadows. Participants will enjoy the evening at picture perfect Showers Lake, where you will learn hands-on backpacking techniques and enjoy a good night's rest next to an alpine lake.