CHS 2 Hike - Upper Dungeness River

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Upper Dungeness River

An out-and-back along the Lower Dungeness River trail to Shelter Camp en route back to Seattle after the Coast Cleanup event. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft

If coming from Seattle the day of the hike, you may meet us at the trailhead at 10:00AM.  Leader to provide directions to those on the roster. There is also the possibility of meeting at Sequim State Park (on Hwy 101 near our turnoff) at 9:30AM and traveling by caravan to the trailhead from there.



Upper Dungeness River

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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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