CHS 2 Hike - Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge

This is actually a Cady Creek/Cady Ridge Loop starting at a different trailhead. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

Preston Park and Ride at 7:30am.

We will be starting and ending at the Cady Ridge trailhead, heading up the Creek trail and back along the Ridge.

Route/Place

Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge


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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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