Bagley & Chain Lakes


Day Hike - Chain Lakes Loop

This hike will begin near the mountaineers lodge and is the middle of 3 hikes to explore the mount baker area fauna, flora and geology. Priority will be given to hikers who sign up for at least two of the hikes. This is a naturalist hike so we walk slowly and stop to examine what we are seeing.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft
  • Pace: slow with stops

Mount Baker Mountaineers lodge at 9 AM.


Bagley & Chain Lakes

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
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