CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Blanca Lake

This is a steep hike to a stunning glacial lake that glows with a luminescent blue-green color which the WTA describes as "otherworldly".

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

This is a spectacular CHS2 destination being offered as a CHS1 hike. We will maintain CHS1 pace while we're in motion, but we'll be taking plenty of breaks, stopping frequently to savor the views. We will also take a long lunch to fully enjoy the lake and take pictures. 

 

Route/Place

Blanca Lake


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