CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Pine & Cedar Lakes

A moderate day hike just south of Bellingham in the Chuckanut Mountains. The trail goes up through lush forests to two of secluded lakes and then goes out to Raptor Ridge. CHS 1 pace (1.75-2.25 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

We will meet at the Cook Road Park & Ride. Exit I-5 at exit 232. Where we will consolidate cars into as few as we need. We'll drive north abut 30 minutes to the trailhead.


Pine & Cedar Lakes

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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