Advanced CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Advanced Conditioning Hiking Series

Advanced CHS 2 Hike - Tunnel Creek

Advanced CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,450 ft

I will be meeting people at the Tibbets Park and Ride in Issaquah - the one just south of the parking structure, next to the park.  I realize this is quite far east for Seattle people when we will be travelling to the Bainbridge Island Ferry in Seattle, so I would recommend that Seattle hikers meet closer to downtown.  I am open to suggestions if anyone can think of one closer.  We will be meeting at Tibbets at 7:30am in order to catch the 8:45am ferry.  

 

I have yet to check out this trail, but it looks really cool, and there should hopefully not be a lot of people since it is not a very well known hike.  See the WTA description at: 

http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/tunnel-creek-1

Although this is over on the Olympics, it is on the west  side and easily accessible in a day so that is what we will be doing.  

Route/Place

Tunnel Creek



  • USGS Tyler Peak

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    USGS The Brothers
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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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