Annette Lake


Day Hike - Annette Lake

A moderate 7.5-mile round trip hike with 1,800 feet of elevation gain. We will hike through dense second-growth forest with occasional views of Humpback Mountain. We should be able to enjoy clear views of Abiel Peak, Humpback Mountain and Silver Peak at the lake.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,600 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We will meet at the Annette Lake Trailhead at 8:30am, which requires a Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful Interagency Pass.

From Seattle, drive east on I-90 to exit 47 (Asahel Curtis/Denny Creek). Turn right from the off-ramp and continue 0.25 mile, then turn left on Forest Road 5590. You'll find the parking area to your right in 0.3 mile.

This is a moderately strenuous 7.5 mile round trip hike, at a moderate pace with plenty of rest breaks as needed.  Sturdy, waterproof hiking boots, trekking poles and microspikes are recommended as there may be snow in places.

Recent trip reports indicate it can get chilly at the lake where we will plan to rest for lunch.  Layers and a down jacket or other warm outerwear is recommended.  Weather forecast in this area calls for sun and a high of 46 degrees on Saturday.

For safety we will all hike as a group so please assess before hand whether this distance/elevation gain/pace will suit you before registering.  Feel free to email me with any questions.

This trip is subject to the guidelines for a Phase 2 county.  All participants will be required to have a face covering ready to pull up at the trailhead, and will be asked to be familiar with and follow the Mountaineers Covid-19 guidelines for phase 2 on this trip.


Annette Lake

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass

    USGS Lost Lake
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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
Trip Reports