Pasayten Wilderness Long Draw Basecamp

7-9 E Pasayten Wilderness Backcountry Trip

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Date(s): 07/09/2021 - 07/14/2021
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Disappointment & Goodenough Trailheads


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Project Profile
  • Region: The Okanogan, Pasayten Wilderness
  • Experience: Experience Recommended
  • Ages: adults; 16–17 with guardian consent
  • Difficulty: Difficult (due to hike length)
  • Hike Length: over 6 miles
  • Trip Type: Drop-in Work Party, Backcountry Trip
  • Trip Type: Multi-day
  • Project Type: Tread Work


Project Description

Volunteer to restore the PNT between Goodenough Peak and Horseshoe Basin in the Pasayten Wilderness. This section of the trail was impacted by wildfire in 2015 and could use your help.

Our crew will backpack in approximately four miles to a dispersed camp site near Long Draw trail then spend several days repairing and preventing tread erosion.

Please note, this backcountry Drop-in Work Party is suitable for volunteers with previous experience. 

Drop-in volunteers make a difference by working alongside PNTA Performance Crews. PNTA staff work on site for the duration of the event, but volunteers are welcome to participate for as long as they like.

The PNTA provides tools, personal protective equipment, and training. Just bring yourself, your daypack, and a thirst for a rewarding day on the trail. See Resources (below) for Frequently Asked Questions and daypack recommendations.

This trip may be pack supported by our partners with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington.

See Resources (below) for Frequently Asked Questions and packing recommendations.

Other Ways to Volunteer

Pack support volunteers— people and/or stock animals—are welcome! These volunteers will help move tools and supplies in and out of our backcountry “spike camp,” so the crew can direct more of their energy towards trail work.


Project Details
  • PNTA Last Worked Here: 2019
  • Project Leader: Kristin Ackerman
  • Trail Crew Leader/s: TBD
  • Trip Time: up to 8+ hrs daily, + drive time
  • Hike Distance: up to 6 miles round trip
  • Spots Available: 4
  • Cost: Free
Other Location Info
  • Land Manager: Colville National Forest — Tonasket Ranger District
  • Rendezvous Point: Long Draw Trailhead (Disappointment Creek)
  • Staging Area: Goodenough Trailhead
  • Camping: Volunteers may camp with PNTA staff at a dispersed, undeveloped campsite near the trailhead, or nearby semi-developed (pay-to-stay) campgrounds
  • Directions: See Location for directions

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Volunteer Resources

Please note, all work party projects are subject to change. Unfortunately, sometimes the weather and other unforeseen circumstances may cause us to cancel or reschedule an event. If we make any changes to an event after you have registered, we will contact you as soon as possible with new information.


  1. Register:  Search for an event on your favorite trail and register for the amount of time you would like to help out.
  2. Get Confirmation:  If you’re a new volunteer at PNTA, we’ll email a Volunteer Enrollment Form so that you can complete your registration.
  3. Join us on the Trail:  After we confirm your registration, a PNTA representative will contact you with more information about the event.