CHS 1 Hike - Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

A hike along Elliott Creek through old growth forest, past cascades and McIntosh falls to reach a large alpine lake with views of Cadet Peak. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.7-2.0 mph).

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Leaders will send out details for meet up by July 3. Participants should arrange to carpool from where they live to the meet up location.


Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)

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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