CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Excelsior Peak & Damfino Lakes

Excelsior Ridge - This hike starts from the Damfino Lakes trailhead. The route will take us over Excelsior Pass and on to Excelsior Ridge (High Divide Trail). The hike will be led at a CHS 2 pace of 2.0-2.5 mph.

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  • Moderate, Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-2.5 mph

Tbd

TBD

Route/Place

Excelsior Peak



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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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