Ancient Lake


Backpack - Ancient Lake

Easy first trip of the year with interesting day hike wanderings up the various drainiages and coulees above the lakes

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

Meet 10:30 AM Tibbets Park and Ride, Issaquah.

You must bring all your own drinking and cooking water.  The lake and stream water is non-potable.


Ancient Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or ursack,  no trees for hanging food.
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
  • All needed water for cooking or drinking
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