CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

RAINIER CAMPOUT WEEKEND - THIS IS A KEY EXCHANGE GO-GETTER HIKE! One group will start from the Box Canyon TH while the other starts at the Fryingpan Creek TH. Can take up to 16 hikers! This signup is for those CHS hikers starting at Box Canyon and heading north to Indian Bar and then over Panhandle Gap. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0




Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

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)
Trip Reports