Tatoosh Ridge


Backpack - Tatoosh Ridge

Ridge ramble and lake camping.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

6:00 am at South 320th Park & Ride in Federal Way

We will use the Tatoosh lakes for our camp but explore the ridge and Tatoosh peak as well.  Tatoosh peak is the former site of a fire lookout.  If the weather cooperates we should have great views of Rainier and the Goat Rocks.


Tatoosh Ridge

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
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