Day Hike - Bandera Mountain

Early conditioning hike with great views.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

We will meet at the Ira Spring Trailhead, exit 45, at 8 AM. Those wanting to carpool we can meet at Tibbetts Valley Park at 1675 Newport Way NW across from Issaquah Transit Center ( at 7:15 AM). 

Our first goal will be to attain Little Bandera at 5050ft., if time and group energy allows, we will reach true summit at 5240ft. Be sure to bring rain gear, we will go rain or shine. Let me know by e-mail if you prefer to carpool from Tibbetts or meet at the Trailhead.



Bandera Mountain

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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