CHS Tacoma August Hikes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma August Hikes - Mount Townsend

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: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2 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.

Route/Place

Mount Townsend



  • USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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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