CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Summerland & Panhandle Gap

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Summerland & Panhandle Gap

CHS 2 hike during the Mt. Rainier Campout weekend.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

We will meet during breakfast to assemble carpools and leave the Ohanapecosh Campground around 7:00am. It will take about 45 minutes to get to the Fryingpan trailhead. We should be on the trail around 8:15am.

There will be a stream crossing from Summerland to Panhandle Gap. It will be handy to have poles, an extra dry pair of socks, and water shoes if you have them. 


Summerland & Panhandle Gap

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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