CHS - North Cascades Campout - Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - North Cascades Campout - Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

CHS2 hike offered as part of the North Cascades Campout weekend. Starting with views of Johannesburg Mountain, the trail climbs to Cascade Pass, a vista of flower meadows and more ice covered peaks before continuing on to Sahale Arm and a stunning ascent to the foot of Sahale Glacier.

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  • Strenuous, Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

We will meet and carpool to the trailhead immediately after breakfast at the Campground.




Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

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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