Bagley & Chain Lakes

Trip

Day Hike - Chain Lakes Loop

Gorgeous loop hike passing past six lakes with awesome close-up views of Mt Baker and Mt Shuksan.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,200 ft

7:00 am at the Horseshoe Bend trail head, at the east end of the town of Glacier, on the right immediately after SR 542 crosses the Nooksack River. This parking lot is across the street from the entrance to the Douglas Fir campground, where I will be staying in site #13 and #14.

 

Participants are invited to camp the night prior to this scramble and/or the night after at my reserved campsites at the Douglas Fir campground. They are also invited to sign up for my Tomyhoi scramble the day before and/or my Goat Mt scramble  the next day. 

 

Route/Place

Bagley & Chain Lakes


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
  11. Microspikes
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