CHS - North Cascades Campout - Maple Pass Loop

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - North Cascades Campout - Maple Pass Loop

CHS1 hike offered as part of the North Cascades Campout Weekend. A classic trail offering old growth forest, sub-alpine flower meadows, ridge top walking, and majestic views of the North Cascade range. We'll also tag pretty Blue Lake on this trip.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We’ll be leaving from the Lower Goodell Creek Group Campground soon after breakfast. If you plan on meeting us at the trailhead, please let me know. Drivers will require a Northwest Forest Pass or equivalent. 



Maple Pass Loop

  • USGS McGregor Mtn

    USGS Washington Pass

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Green Trails Mt Logan No. 49
  • See full route/place details.
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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