CHS 2 Hike - Icicle Ridge

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Icicle Ridge

This hike had beautiful views of Leavenworth and the Enchantments. It climbs steeply and then follows along a ridge that meets eventually with Fourth of July Pass Trail. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,800 ft
  • Pace: CHS2

Preston Park and Ridge 7:30am.

This can be warm hike, depending on the day, but recent trip reports say that it is snow free and blooming with wildflowers.  I have not yet done this hike, but from the wonderful description on the WTA site, this is a mixed hike of woods and open fields.  It is a steady climb, and then an easy ridge walk with occasional views out to Leavenworth and the Enchantments.


Icicle Ridge

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Leavenworth

    Green Trails Leavenworth No. 178
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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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