CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Excelsior Peak

THIS IS ACTUALLY "HIGH DIVIDE via DAMFINO LAKES TRAIL" IN NORTH MOUNT BAKER AREA. The hike will follow the High Divide Trail from west to east, starting at Excelsior Pass and continuing to Welcome Pass. #45 in in Day Hike! North Cascades by Mike McQuaide book. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Moderate, Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

TBD by your leader.

Route/Place

Excelsior Peak



  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • 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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