CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Fragrance & Lost Lakes

A moderate day hike just south of Bellingham in the Chuckanut Mountains on a trail that switchbacks up to Fragrance Lake and then onto the more isolated Lost Lake. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Meet at the Lost Lake Parking lot at 7:30 a.m

Carpools encouraged. 

Parking pass needed: Discover Pass 

Please note that the stats on this hike are a bit more aggressive than was originally posted in the CHS1 hike list. 

Mostly just a walk through the woods to a couple of different lakes and a short diversion to an outlook. 

Let's plan to grab a meal together in the area afterwards. Suggestion: The Old Edison. 


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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