CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Ingalls Creek

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph). Lovely "out and back" hike by the creek and through forests. Should see lots of wildflowers!

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,450 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Preston Park and Ride in  Issaquah, exit 22 off I-90 at 6:30am.

It is a long drive but totally worth it!   Directions:  I-90 to Cle Elum, take exit 85, WA-970 N toward Wenatchee.  Left onto WA-970 (0.4 miles).  Turn right to stay on WA-970 (9.9 miles).  Continue straight onto Highway 97 (28.2 miles), topping Blewett Pass.  At milepost 178, turn left onto Ingalls Creek Road (1.2 miles); cross Peshastin creek, bear left. Trail head is at the end of the road. Toilets are available.  Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful pass required.

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Ingalls Creek

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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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