CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Kendall Katwalk

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

08:00 AM at TH.  Drive east on I-90 to Exit 52, West Summit.  End of off-ramp, turn left (north), go under freeway, take first right (NE), and then another right into the parking lot.  NWF Pass required.  Facilities should be unlocked.  Several options for outdoor post-hike meal.

High usage trail.  Few options for water resupply.  Options to extend trail.  Prepare for warm/humid/buggy hike and leftover huckleberries.

COVID-19 and LNT Principles.


Kendall Katwalk

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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