CHS 1 Hike - Lyle Cherry Orchard

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Lyle Cherry Orchard

This hike is offered as part of the Columbia Gorge weekend. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

Carpool from the Cascade Motel in Cascade Locks at 9am for a 34 mile, 45 minute drive to the trailhead.

There was a caution about ticks on this hike from a WTA newsletter.  Recommend treating your hiking clothes (long pants, long sleeve shirts) with Pyrethrin (available REI, Amazon, etc.)


Lyle Cherry Orchard

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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