CHS 2 Hike - Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass Loop

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass Loop

Hike a clockwise loop on the Cathedral Pass Trail following the PCT north to Deception Pass and returning on the Deception Pass Trail. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

We will meet at the Tibbetts Valley Park & Ride at 6:00 am, consolidate hikers into carpools and depart for the trailhead by 6:15.   We will carpool about 2 1/4 hours to Tucquala Meadows Trailhead, Northwest Forest Pass Required.

See WTA for descriptions: Cathedral Rock and Deception Pass.


Cathedral Rock-Deception Pass-Tuck & Robin 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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