CHS 2 Hike - Glacier Basin (Monte Cristo)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Glacier Basin (Monte Cristo)

We'll hike to the historic town of Monte Cristo and then follow the trail to Glacier Basin. The way is rough at times but the beautiful scenery along the way and a spectacular destination at the end make the journey worthwhile. Led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph).

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  • Easy
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

TBD

TBD

Route/Place

Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes



  • Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
  • 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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