Summit Lake

Trip

Day Hike - Summit Lake

CHS Tacoma June Hike. Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,800 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

We will meet at the Puyallup/South Hill park N ride, near Hwy 512 and 94th Street East, at 7:00 AM. From Tacoma, drive east on Hwy 512 to 9th Ave./94th Street East exit, at end of off ramp, turn left and cross over Hwy 512. At 3rd stop light turn left, drive about 50 yards to entrance on the left, then drive straight back to meet and park. I will be driving a dark-ish red Toyota Tundra (big truck), crew cab (four doors) with canopy. All drivers must have a Forest Service Pass to park at trailhead. due to rough, un-maintained road, vehicles with high ground clearance recommended.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

This is a Covid 19 Phase 2 (Pierce County) trip.

All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before attending an in-person Mountaineers activity during our COVID-19 response. By proceeding with any of the upcoming activities you are already registered to attend, you affirm that you have reviewed The Mountaineers COVID-19 Code of Conduct and the guidance for participants and leaders available on the COVID-19 Response page, and you agree to follow this guidance during each activity. Please remove yourself from any upcoming activity if you are unable or unwilling to follow The Mountaineers guidance at the time of the program.

 

    Route/Place

    Summit Lake


    Roster
    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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