Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide


Day Hike - Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

A strenuous hike with potential for wild flowers and views of Mt Rainier.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

7am at the Trailhead. 

This is a very strenuous hike.  Participants should have completed at least one other hike in 2020 with 4,000' of gain or 14 miles in length. 

Contact leader for permission.  


Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

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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