Day Hike - Anti-Aircraft Peak—Clay Pit Peak Loop


Day Hike - Anti-Aircraft Peak—Clay Pit Peak Loop

Hike to one of the highest peaks in the western Issaquah Alps with open views of the Puget Sound basin and a dose of local history.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sun, Mar 13, 2016
  • Foothills Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.25 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 550 ft

We will meet at the Eastgate Park and Ride in Bellevue (14200 SE Eastgate Way) at  8 am to consolidate into as few cars as possible before proceeding to the trailhead. Please meet at the electric vehicle charging station at the Park and Ride. 

This hike will run rain or shine! Please come dressed for the weather, wear sturdy footwear, and make sure to bring plenty of food and water. We will hike at a conversational pace. For folks who want a dose of local lore with their outdoors, read more about the history of Anti-Aircraft Peak here!


Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

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
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