CHS 1 Hike - Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

This hike is offered as part of the North Cascades Campout weekend. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.8-2.0 mph)

  • Strenuous, Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

You will be able to use the emails in the Hello Hiker email that we will send out in advance of the hike to coordinate your carpools from home or the camp out. We are tentatively thinking an 8 am start.

Participants will need to bring trekking poles. The last leg of the hike is on steep terrain.


Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

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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