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White Chief Backpack - SBC

White Chief Backpack - SBC

September 29, 2023 - October 1, 2023
9:00am - 10:00pm
Sequoia National Park


Join us as we explore one of nature’s most beautiful landscapes and incredible mineral caves. On this three-day backpacking adventure, we will travel to White Chief Bowl at Sequoia National Park where we will find meadows, streams and mineral caves. So grab your hiking boots and your cameras because you won’t want to miss this unforgettable backpacking adventure!

Trip Cost     
SRWC Member: $130
Faculty, Staff, Non Enrolled CSUSB Student, and Alumni Association: $160
Affiliate: $175
Sponsored Guest: $190        
Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline
September 26, 2023 @ 6pm

Activity Level
4 – Epic

Trip Departs From
CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Day 1: Cold Springs Campground

Day 2: 7.3 miles 2300' feet elevation gain

Day 3:

Packing List


5 meals are included, starting with dinner on day 1 (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 dinners)
2 dinners are not included. Bring money. 

Hygiene and Comfort
We will be carrying our all our food, shelter, clothing, water and equipment in a pack weighting up to 40lbs. We will be staying in wilderness campsite. We will treat water from a nearby spring or bring enough water from CSUSB. We will dispose of human waste following Leave no Trace. You will have the option to share a tent with one or two people or sleep out under the cover of the stars.  Light weight tents, warm synthetic sleeping bags, foam pads and ground tarps will be provided to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The ground consists of soft and hard soil.  

Risk / Hazards / Safety

Cancellation Policy    

How to Register                   

Registration Opens August 1, 2023 at 8:00am

Limited Registration
In order to serve more members, each person is limited to registering for a maximum of 3 trips between August 21, 2023 – January 3, 2024.