Bare Mountain


Day Hike - Bare Mountain

Hike up to an old lookout site with fantastic views and side trip to the mine. **I have never been to this one so bad weather and no views would cause me to reschedule this.** I would like to pair this with a car camp near trailhead and Dog Mtn the next day = same trailhead basically.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,250 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,353 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 - 2 mph

We can determine where to meet, but some park and ride along 405 or 90 would be great.  We have left cars at the Preston Park and Ride several times overnight with no problems.  It is a long drive out to trailhead, but it is a pain to get south during rush hour so unless it's frightfully hot, I'm going to say let's meet 9:15.  If it's a heat wave, we might change that.

As noted, I'd like to make this an overnight.  It is a slow dirt road out to the Bare Mountain/Lennox Creek trailhead.  We would hike Bare 15th; stay overnight; come back sometime before rush hour 16th.  There is an old mine on Bare which is not a long detour off the main trail so I plan to include that as part of the outing.

I made this leader permission because I need to know your intentions = meet us for the day only or join on the overnight portion also.  If overnight, bring tent, pad, food, etc.  We plan to hike more of Lennox Creek to Dog Mountain the next day.  It's an abandoned trail, but people are still using it.  I will print trip reports for pointers in navigation if anyone interested in doing that one also.

My old car has been driving for most events this summer so if I can be a rider, that would be awesome.  I for sure want to carpool.  I come from Bothell near Canyon Park.



Bare 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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