CHS 2 Hike - Margaret's Way to Debbie's View

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Margaret's Way to Debbie's View

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph). Extending the hike to Debbie's View will make the total hike mileage about 7 miles and the total elevation gain about 1,625 feet. Margaret's Way is a terrific conditioning hike on a well-built trail that is close to the city. Debbie's View offers views of Mt. Rainier and the surrounding foothills.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft

For this CHS hike, we are asking that the participants wear a mask or face shield while hiking as the hike leaders have immediate family members that have a high risk for severe Covid illness.

Meet in the trailhead parking lot at 7:45 am, ready to start hiking at 8 am. Parking Pass/Entry Fee: None.

Details will be emailed to registered participants a few days before the hike. We will be hiking for about 4 hours including stops for views and snacks.



Margaret's Way

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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