CHS 1 Day Hike - Royal Basin

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Day Hike - Royal Basin

Two day hikes of increasing distance and elevation gain each month for 5 months with a graduation hike are required to qualify for graduation. This hike will qualify as a graduation hike.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft

Meet at the Mud Bay Park & Ride at 7:00 am.

This will be a long hike! 

Roundtrip: 14 miles / 22.5 kilometers

Elevation gain: 2650 feet / 808 meters


For more information regarding this hike:


Royal Basin

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Custom Correct Gray Wolf - Dosewallips

    USGS Mt Deception
  • See full route/place details.
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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