CHS 1 Hike - Dungeness Spit

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Dungeness Spit

This beach hike boasts breathtaking views, rich maritime history and an abundance of wildlife. Dungeness Spit is the longest natural sand spit in North America and stretches nearly seven miles north into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 130 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

TBD

TBD

Route/Place

Dungeness Spit


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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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