CHS 2 Hike - West Fork Foss Lakes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - West Fork Foss Lakes

CHS 2 graduation hike led at a pace of 2.0-3.0 mph.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Bothell Park and Ride right off 522 @ 5:30 am

Please be prepared for rain!  As this is a longer hike please make sure your 10 essentials are complete as we will be hiking most of the day and may have to hike in the dark.


West Fork Foss 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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