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.

Route/Place

Goat Lake (Monte Cristo)


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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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