CHS - North Cascades Campout - Sauk Mountain

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - North Cascades Campout - Sauk Mountain

Just For Fun hike being offered as part of the North Cascades Campout weekend. The trail switchbacks up through meadows with continuous views of the Sauk River.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We’ll meet at the trailhead at 1:00 p.m. Note that there’s a 7-mile stretch of uphill gravel road, usually well graded this time of year. Drivers will require a Northwest Forest Pass or equivalent. 



Sauk Mountain

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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