Mount Erie, Sugerloaf, Heart Lake & Whistle Lake

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Day Hike - Mount Erie via Sugarloaf

An easy hike up the less busy north side of Mt. Erie. Spectacular views of the Straits, the Islands and the Deception Pass area.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,273 ft
  • Pace: Social

Meet at the TH on the Heart Lake Rd where it intersects with the Mt. Erie Rd. at 9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

April 25, Wed., – Mt. Erie via Sugar Loaf

(GT Deception Pass, Map 41S) 6.5 miles & est. 1,500’ gross elev. Great views on this trip that you earn by burning some calories. Pace will be social with lots of breaks. A treat to share with the party is always welcome. Meet at the TH on the Heart Lake Rd where it intersects with the Mt. Erie Rd. at 9:00 a.m. Party limit is 8. Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045 (no texts). Please no calls after 7:00 p.m.

Route/Place

Mount Erie, Sugerloaf, Heart Lake & Whistle Lake


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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
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