CHS 1 Hike - Ptarmigan Ridge

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Ptarmigan Ridge

One of Washington's 100 Classic hikes. A hike from Artist's Point on what is more of a climber's path and often snow-covered well into summer. Enjoy views of Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,735 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

TBD

TBD

Route/Place

Ptarmigan Ridge



  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Baker
  • See full route/place details.
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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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