CHS Tacoma June Hikes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma June Hikes - Tubal Cain Mine

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.

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,600 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

We will meet at the Tacoma Community College Transit Center, located at the corner of S 19th Street and Pearl, at 7:00 AM.  We will then drive to the trailhead We will be traveling on a dirt Forest Service road.

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.

This is mainly an in-forest hike, helpfully with some in-bloom wild Rhododendrons along the trail.  We will also have an opportunity to visit a 1950's airplane crash site.

Route/Place

Tubal Cain Mine



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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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