CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Squak Mountain: Bullitt Fireplace Access

CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

Meet at Tibbetts Park and Ride (the surface lot by the skate park, not the garage across the street).

We'll consolidate cars there to conserve space at the trailhead. Carpooling to get to the meeting point is always encouraged as well. 

Tibbetts (car consolidation) location: 

Trailhead location:  

Meeting time at Tibbetts: 7:15 a.m. 

Meeting time at Trailhead: 7:30 a.m.

We'll move at a light to moderate pace following the Bullitt Fireplace trail, with a break at the fireplace.  

Required equipment: the Ten Essentials, including rain gear and extra layers in case the weather changes on us. You may wish to bring snacks or a warm beverage to enjoy. 


Distance and elevation are estimates. 


Squak Mountain: Bullitt Fireplace Access

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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