Bearhead & East Bearhead Mountains


Day Hike - Bearhead Mountain & Summit Lake

Bag a peak and swim in a lake while enjoying views and flowers.

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  • Sat, Jul 4, 2015
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

South Renton Park & Ride, 7:30AM

Shattuck Ave & 7th St

We'll be hiking to both Bearhead Mountain for views and flowers and to Summit Lake, a water-filled crater, for cooling off. Total distance is 9.6 miles and 2,300' gain.


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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