Bearhead & East Bearhead Mountains


Day Hike - Bearhead Mountain

Bearhead Mountain is a moderate well marked trail through forest that carries you to an old fire lookout site with view of Rainier

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,089 ft

NEW MEETING PLACE!!!  Meet at 8am at the RENTON TRANSIT CENTER 731 S 2ND ST RENTON WA 98057 NOT the South Federal Way Park & Ride 901 S 348th St, Federal Way.  I have not done this hike but the description on WTA is enticing.   More information to follow closer to the hike.

I am not a fast hiker so if you are fast or impatient please do not sign up for this hike.


Bearhead & East Bearhead Mountains

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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