CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Tunnel Creek to Surprise Creek

Going to give this one another try in July hoping snow levels are down enough for us to hike it. This is a thru hike or one-way traverse, partially on the PCT with some beautiful alpine scenery. Our route will start at the Tunnel Creek trailhead near Steven’s pass and take us to Hope Lake, up and over Trap Pass with views down to Trap Lake and then out via the Surprise & Glacier Lakes trail. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Let's meet at the Brickyard Park and Ride off of I-405 in Bothell at 8:00AM.

We will consolidate to 2-3 cars there and head to trailheads where we will do shuttling in order to have cars (except one) at our ending trailhead.



Hope & Mig Lakes

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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