CHS 2 Hike - Grand Ridge (Olympics)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Grand Ridge (Olympics)

CHS 2 GRADUATION HIKE. Friday overnight required at either Heart O' the Hills Campground with us or finding your own accommodations nearby in Port Angeles. This is a repeat of the past three years' stunning lollipop loop graduation hike to Grand View Peak via the Grand Ridge and Grand Valley trails. Lakes, streams and fabulous views of Obstruction Peak, Elk Mountain, Maiden Peak, Green Mountain and Mount Olympus. CHS 2 hike led at a pace of 2.0-3.0 mph.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,800 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph




Grand Ridge (Olympics)

  • Green Trails Hurricane Ridge/Elwha North No. 134S

    Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park

    Green Trails Mt Angeles No. 135
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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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