CHS Tacoma September Graduation Hikes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma September Graduation Hikes - Third Burroughs Mountain

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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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,828 ft

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants but meeting time at Sunrise in Mt Rainier will likely be fairly early to ensure we obtain parking.

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.

Out and back hike to 3rd Burroughs and, yes, you will visit 1st and 2nd along the way.   The biggest problem will be the up an down hiking needed to go to all 3 along with hiking at a higher elevation than most have done.  We can do it but please be prepared for a challenge!

Route/Place

Burroughs Mountain


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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