CHS 1 Hike - Mount Margaret via Norway Pass

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Mount Margaret via Norway Pass

On this CHS 1 Go-Getter hike, we'll observe the regrowth of vegetation and stages of natural recovery after the 1980 eruption and find fantastic views of Spirit Lake, Mount Saint Helens and other major peaks from the top of Mount Margaret.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Trailhead 8 AM.

The leaders have a double campsite reserved at Iron Creek for Friday and Saturday night. Hikers are welcome to camp with us and there will be a just for fun hike on Sunday.


Mount Margaret via Norway Pass

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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