CHS 2 Hike - Cutthroat Lake & Pass

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Cutthroat Lake & Pass

This hike is offered as part of the North Cascades Campout weekend. We will also cross the highway and hike the Maple/Heather Pass loop. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft




Cutthroat Lake & Pass

  • USGS Washington Pass

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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