CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Baker Lake

Hike to Maple Grove on the East Baker Lake trail from the southern trailhead. Minimal elevation gain of about 600 feet with beautiful Mt. Baker Lake views, through old growth forests, and stellar views of Mt. Baker and Mt. Shuksan.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Change in Meet Up Location and Time:

Meet up at 7:00AM at the Everett Station Park and Ride B.  Meet in the south parking lot, east side of Smith Ave.

For those that feel comfortable, we will arrange carpool at the Park and Ride. All of us will caravan from the Park and Ride to the trailhead. Northwest Forest Pass needed.

It is about an hour and 45 min. drive from the Park and Ride. We will begin our hike around 9:00AMish. 

After hike meal at Annie's Pizza Station in Concrete. 

More info. to follow in the 'Hello Hiker' email a few days prior to our hike.

The latest trip report states trees down on/near trail. Be aware that we might be hiking over, under, or around fallen trees. As always, safety is our first priority. 


Baker Lake

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)
Trip Reports