CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Lower Tuscohatchie Lake

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-2.5 mph). Visit both Pratt and Lower Tuscohatchie lakes.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,120 ft


A hike up the Pratt Lake trail, through the Pratt Lake basin and on to Lower Tuscohatchie Lake for a lunch break.  Then return to the trailhead the same way.


Pratt Lake Trail

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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