CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Summerland, Panhandle Gap & Indian Bar

RAINIER CAMPOUT WEEKEND - THIS IS A KEY EXCHANGE HIKE! One group will start from the Box Canyon TH while the other starts at the Fryingpan Creek TH. Can take up to 16 hikers! This signup is for those CHS hikers starting at the Fryingpan Creek Trailhead heading south thru Summerland, over Panhandle Gap, and then to Indian Bar before finishing at Box Canyon. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph




Summerland & Panhandle Gap

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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