CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Frog Mountain

The newest trail in the Wild Sky Widerness. Wildflowers and views of Glacier, Sloan and Kyes peaks near the top. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft

Most likely meet at the  Monroe P & R  at 7:15 AM or at the Trailhead, 13 miles north of Skykomish at 8:45.  As of last September, parking pass was needed.  

When hiked lLast September, trail was in excellent condition with very few rocks and tree roots.  There is at least partial shade most of the way to summit which is exposed.   There are no water sources along the  trail.


Frog Mountain

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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