CHS 1 Hike - DeRoux Creek-Gallagher Head Lake

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - DeRoux Creek-Gallagher Head Lake

CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Trailhead 8:30 AM.

The Teanaway in June is a good time for wildflowers and bird watching. Heading for the dry side of the state, we trade a longish drive for a  better chance of sunny skies. The lake is pretty. Some years there is still some snow on the ground in June.


DeRoux Creek

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Mount Stuart
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring water shoes - we may not need them, but if the creek is running high, you will be glad you have them.

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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