CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Mount Townsend

Goal is to go to silver lake from upper Mt Townsend trailhead. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

Info
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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

trailhead approx 9am subject to adjustment 

Leader at Campout 

Covid info: masks optional for vaccinated individuals 

changed hike location due to snow conditions 

Route/Place

Mount Townsend



  • USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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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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