CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Green Lake (Mount Rainier)

This CHS hike is to RANGER FALLS and led at a CHS 1 pace (1.75-2.25 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Details provided by your hike leader.

This hike is listed as Green Lake because of the hike data base perimeters; we will most likely go to Ranger Falls only. The total mileage to Ranger Falls is 8  miles, and the limit for an early season CHS hike. The first 3 miles follow the washed out Ipsut Creek campground road, and meanders through old growth forest with the Carbon River close at hand.


Green Lake (Mount Rainier)

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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