Pine & Cedar Lakes


Day Hike - Pine & Cedar Lakes

A last-minute trip posting. Hike to Pine and Cedar Lakes with a stop at a viewpoint of Mt. Baker and a stop at Raptor Ridge. Approximately 7 miles and 2200 feet gain.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • Pace: ~2 mph

8 am at the trailhead.
More to be communicated via email by Friday afternoon

This trip will take us to two Alpine Lakes and two viewpoints. 
I plan to do the following: Pine Lake, Cedar Lake, Overlook near Cedar Lake, Rapture Ridge via the Hemlock Trail. 

Signup only if you are okay with some rain and for a 6-8 hour-hike-day and covering 1800 feet of gain in 1.6 miles, which we will encounter at the beginning of the trail.

On the day of the trip, we will practice decision-making keeping everyone in mind, and through verbal communication.

Goals for the trip:
1. Be safe
2. Act as a group
3. Enjoy the day through good viewpoints and hiking


Pine & Cedar 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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