Commonwealth Basin

Trip

Basic Snowshoe - Commonwealth Basin

Easy snowshoeing in the wonderful Commonwealth basin

Info
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  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

We will meet at 7am at the Tibbets P&R in Issaquah

Activity is subordinated to weather and road conditions. I will send an update to the participants a couple of days in advance.

Trailhead is at exit 52 on I-90. When you get out of  I-90 the parking is immediately at your right.

No permit required to park.

Route/Place

Commonwealth Basin


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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
  11. Snowshoes
  12. Two hiking/ski  poles with snow baskets
  13. If you have one which can be carried on your pack, a snow shovel
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