Advanced CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Advanced Conditioning Hiking Series

Advanced CHS 1 Hike - Big Heart Lake

Advanced CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.75-2.25 mph)

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

Brickyard Park & Ride, 6:30 AM.

A challenging hike into the Alpine Lakes Wilderness passing lakes and waterfalls along the way to Big Heart  Lake set in a cirque at the top of the West Fork Foss River Valley.

Route/Place

Big Heart Lake


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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