Backpacking: Broken Top

Price Range
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Level of Physical Activity
Challenging activity

Backpack into the Cascades to explore geologic forces and alpine ecosystems. We’ll circumnavigate Broken Top, a 300,000-year-old volcano near the Three Sisters. We will also learn about and practice low-impact camping techniques, wilderness survival skills, and how to navigate using a map and compass. Recommended for campers 12 years and older who are in good physical condition.

Available Sessions

Dates Location Member/Non-member

Backpacking: Broken Top

Start Date Aug 25, 2014
End Date Aug 29, 2014
Start and End Times 7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Duration 5 days
Location Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Member/Non-Member $565/$615
Check In Check-in on the first day of camp is at 7am in the south parking lot at OMSI.
Check Out Check-out at the end of each day takes place in the north parking lot at OMSI. Photo ID is required.

Transportation is provided to and from OMSI in Portland and is an important part of the getting-acquainted process.

Catalog Number 976BT825