CHS 1 Hike - Pine & Cedar Lakes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Pine & Cedar Lakes

CHS 1 Hike led at a pace of 1.5-2.0 mph. We'll follow the Hemlock trail through old forests to a couple of secluded lakes.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.7 mph

Meet at the North Chuckanut Mountain Trailhead at 8 a.m.. Carpools encouraged.

Please make sure to meet at the North Chuckanut Mountain Trailhead and NOT the Pine and Cedar Lakes Trailhead.  

I will be staying in Bellingham this weekend and so will meet the group at the trailhead. We will take the Hemlock Trail to Pine and Cedar lakes with stops at each lake.  Happy to stop in Bellingham for refreshments and/or a meal with folks afterwards. 


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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