CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Talus Loop via Teneriffe Trailhead

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph). A different way to approach Mt. Si! This is a loop hike where we will summit Mt. Si from the East via the Teneriffe/Mt. Si Connector Trail. We’ll then head down the Mt. Si main trail and finish via the lower Talus Loop Trail.

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

We'll meet at 8:00am the Mt. Teneriffe Trailhead parking lot, about a half mile past the Mt. Si Trailhead parking lot.  Discover pass required.  Carpooling to the trailhead encouraged. 

This is a somewhat burly hike with a total elevation gain of around 3,400' with a steady upward grade until we get to the Mt. Si connector trail.  


Mount Teneriffe

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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