CHS 2 Hike - Ingalls Creek

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Ingalls Creek

A beautiful hike along Ingalls Creek enjoying wildflowers if they're still blooming, waterfalls, and views of the Stuart Range. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Meet at 6:30am at Tibbets P&R to carpool to the Ingalls Creek Trailhead.  Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful pass is required.   More details in Hello Hiker the week before the hike.

Leader's Notes
This is an out-and-back hike, turning  around near  Falls Creek.  If the weather is good and we're feeling up to it day of hike, we can do a little bit more before our lunch break, because the views of the back of the Enchantments really open up a little bit past Falls Creek.


Ingalls Creek

  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

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

    USGS Mount Stuart

    Green Trails Liberty No. 210

    USGS Liberty
  • See full route/place details.
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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