CHS Tacoma August Hikes - Crystal Mountain Loop

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma August Hikes - Crystal Mountain Loop

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Info
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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,910 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

Hike start time: 8am

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Leader will be car camping at The Dalles Campground on Friday and Saturday night August 5 and 6. Up to five others are welcome to join in the camp, however, the USFS requires an extra vehicle fee per night, if space is available and must be paid in cash at the campground. Leader will take camping requests on a first come, first serve basis. 

This trip may be relocated or modified if  snow lingers on the upper reaches of the trail. 

Route/Place

Crystal Mountain Loop


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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