July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain - Chuckanut Ridge

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Course

July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain - Chuckanut Ridge

Join me for this hike through lush forest, interesting rock formations and a hike along the ridge with views of Mt. Baker on a clear day!

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,450 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 - 2.5 mph

Meet at the North Chuckanut Trailhead at 8:00 AM. We will circle around, introduce ourselves,  review the goals of the day and get to hiking no later than 8:20. 


  • Hike to Chuckanut ridge with peek a boo views of Mt. Baker on a clear day. 
  • Stop at the half way mark, sit and enjoy a snack/lunch wit views of the Bellingham Bay.
  • Foster community and belonging. 
  • Lead and learn in a collaborative spirit.
  • Foster compassion, understanding and curiosity with one another, and in nature.
  • Have fun, be safe and enjoy one another's company.


  • Commitment to arrive on time at the trailhead, prepared and ready to be social and enjoy the hike.
  • Commitment to communicate with me for any concerns and/or questions before and during the trip.
  • Commitment to having fun.
  • The group will stay together. This means seeing a head in front and in back of you at all times. 


  • Through actions and words, I lead through an inclusive lens.
  • I foster community within the group.
  • I lead a slower to moderate pace, allowing for flexibility between the two.  

More to come in the 'hello hiker' email that will be sent out a week before the trip. 


Chuckanut Ridge & Mountain

  • USGS Bellingham South

    USGS Bow

    Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains

    Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All ten essentials. More information to come in hello hiker email. 

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