CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Fragrance & Lost Lakes

CHS1 hike led at pace 1.5-2.0 mph. Ascend the Fragrance Lake trail, skip Fragrance Lake, then continue on to Lost Lake in Larrabe State Park. Optionally visit Fragrance Lake on the return.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,250 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,540 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Meet at 9am just inside the main entrance to Larrabe State park about a half mile past the 14 mile marker on highway 11. A Discovery pass is required. Restrooms close to parking.
Alternatively, carpool from the Ash Way P&R north of Lynnwood leaving at 7:45am for people coming from King County.

Enjoy year round accessible trails in Larrabe State park with views of  the San Juan islands, lovely forest and secluded lakes.


Fragrance & Lost Lakes

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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