CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Fourth of July Creek

A challenging "go-getter" hike with gorgeous views along Icicle Ridge via Fourth of July Creek. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,370 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,020 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

We will meet at the Monroe Park and Ride at 6:15am for carpooling; 47.86836284976306, -121.99650049167185

Or meet at the Fourth of July trailhead at 8:15am; 47.5912497251543, -120.79487086992616  

Trailhead is 9.5 miles outside of Leavenworth on Icicle Road.   No parking pass required. No toilets at the trailhead. Directions and details to come.

WTA Hike description:

This is a lovely, strenuous, and potentially very hot June hike!  More information will be emailed to registered participants.


Fourth of July Creek

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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