Day Hike - Mount Defiance

This is an after hours hike of Mount Defiance.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,384 ft

High Point Way (exit 20 on I-90) at 4:30 PM.

As we will likely be returning in the dark don't forget your headlamp.  While strenuous, the pace will be on the slow side of moderate.


Mount Defiance

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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