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.)

Route/Place

Lyle Cherry Orchard


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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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