CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

CHS 2 hike during the Mt. Rainier campout weekend. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,130 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Box Canyon Comfort Station ( at  9:00am. 

The leader will camp during Mt Rainier Campout Weekend and will meet those coming from Seattle at the trailhead at 9:00am. We will depart from the trailhead at 9:15am.


Indian Bar-Cowlitz Divide

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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