Church Mountain

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Day Hike - Church Mountain

A beautiful hike in the North Cascades to a former lookout site.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,750 ft

Meet at 7:00 a.m. in Bellingham to consolidate carpools.  Get off I5 at Exit 255.  Turn right or east on the Mt. Baker Hwy. (542).  Turn left at the first light into Sunset Square.  Turn right again and park east of Skagit Bank.

Aug. 20, Wed. – Church Mtn., (USGS Glacier & Bearpaw Mtn. and/or GT #13, Mt. Baker).  8.5 miles mi. and 3,800’ elev. gain.  Our Wed. trip avoids the weekend crowds.  Pace will be moderate with breaks for views and snacks.  A treat to share is welcome.   Hint, the leader likes cookies.  Party limit is 8.  Meet at 7:00 a.m. in Bellingham to consolidate carpools.  Get off I5 at Exit 255.  Turn right or east on the Mt. Baker Hwy. (542).  Turn left at the first light into Sunset Square.  Turn right again and park east of Skagit Bank.  Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045.  Please no calls after 7:00 p.m.

 

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Church Mountain


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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. Medium or better boots.  No trail shoes.
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