CHS 1 Hike - Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Silver Lake (Monte Cristo)

Hike an abandoned road along the South Fork Sauk River to the old mining town of Monte Cristo. Enjoy relics of the bygone mining era and then continue on to Silver Lake. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

TBD

TBD

Route/Place

Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes



  • Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
  • 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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