Backpacking the wilderness coast-Shi Shi Beach

activity phptp
level Adult
style Backpacking
challenge Moderate
age 14

$ 329.00

 

Come join us on an unforgettable overnight backpacking trip to Shi Shi Beach!

Seated on the Northwest Corner of the Olympic Peninsula, Shi Shi beach is one of the most beautiful beach locations along the Pacific Coast. A hike through dense and ancient coastal rainforest on the Makah tribe's reservation brings us down to an idyllic beach with huge hoodoo rocks, and breath-taking views of Pacific grandeur. Whale sightings are common, along with a variety of sea-birds. Our trip will culminate with camping right on the beach, and a campfire to celebrate the evening under the starry sky. 
No experience is necessary on any of our trips - just a moderate level of physical fitness and an enthusiasm to learn about backpacking.
We provide backpacking gear including backpacks, sleeping bags and pads, tents, cooking systems and dinner / breakfast. Vegan and gluten-free options available. Throughout our trip we cover essential backpacker know-hows, such as:
 
  • Leave No Trace Principles 
  • Gear required for multi-day back country travel
  • How to use tents and stoves Backpack packing strategy
  • Local wild edibles and other flora and fauna 
  • And much more
 
 

Locations

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check Spend the night under the stars in one of Washington's most beautiful campsites.
checkLearn the essentials to make any backpacking trip a success
checkNo experience necessary, backpacking gear is included

What to expect

 

Trip meets at the Makah Cultural Center in Neah Bay at 11:00 am 

We will car train to the trail head after we are geared up and ready to go

You will be returning the following day at around 1:00 pm

The trail is 4.5 miles to the campground and moderate

Part of the trail is on the beach, which can be challenging with a backpack

The backpack will weigh about 30 pounds

We provide

 

Tent

Backpack

Sleeping bag

Sleeping pad

Dinner and breakfast  

Water purification system

Camp stove

First aid kit

You bring

 

Headlamp

Appropriate clothing 

lunches

Good hiking shoes/boots

(A detailed gear list will be provided)

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