CHS 1 Hike - Iron Bear

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Iron Bear

CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph). Hike in the Teanaway area with views of Mount Rainier and the Stuart Range and a profusion of wildflowers in the late spring.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.7 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Meet at 7:20 am at Preston P&R, depart at 7:30.

This hike  is snow free early in the season and offers 360 degree views and wildflowers.  We'll  stop for a meal in Cle Elum after the hike. 


Iron Bear

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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