Pete & Spectacle Lakes


Backpack - Pete & Spectacle Lakes

A beautiful place. This trip is dependent on both weather conditions and whether the trails are safe and reasonably passable (snow cover issues).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 22.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

10:30 AM Tibbets Park and Ride Issaquah.

If we get a break in the October rains, this with be a great way to end the backpacking season.  Weather and/or trail conditions (snow) may dictate canceling, shortening or changing location.  

Initial plan is to camp two nights at Pete Lake and day hike the off day to Spectacle Lake. 


Pete & Spectacle Lakes

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 extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
  • Full rain gear
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