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Gorilla Ultralight Backpack - Gear Guide for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

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All Resupply Points

Trout Lake Post Office

  • Washington
  • 45° 59'47.76"N 121° 31'40.47"W
  • 13 miles
  • Approximately 2234 trail miles
  • No

Mailing Address

Your Name Here
c\o General Delivery
Trout Lake, WA 98650

Camp Stove Fuels

  • Isobutane-Propane
  • Alcohol

Other Info

Trout Lake is a town of 600 friendly people located 13 miles south of the PCT trail junction with FS Rd 23. From the north, this junction is 2.8 trail miles after leaving Mt. Adams Wilderness area. From the south this junction is 79.2 trail miles north of Cascade Locks/Bridge of the Gods. There are places to eat, stay, and purchase supplies in town as well as trail angels and special events. Hitching is very difficult here. We recommend you either skip this resupply or see Cascade Mountain & Ropes Outdoor Adventures about their shuttle. The post office's phone number is (509)395-2108.

www.TroutLake.org

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Gorilla Ultralight Backpack - Gear Guide for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Are you all set on gear for the Pacific Crest Trail? Check out our Ultimate Gear Guide for the PCT ->