Cleman Mountain–Hardy Canyon Loop

Trip

Day Hike - Cleman Mountain–Hardy Canyon Loop

Springtime hike on the east side

Info
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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate, with occasional flower stops

0530 at Tibbetts Park & Ride in Issaquah

My goals for the trip are as follows:

1. Be safe.

2. Have fun.

3. Learn something.

4. Make it to the top of Cleman Mountain and complete the loop.

5. Explore the flora and fauna.

 

My expectations for participants are as follows:

1. Stay with the group.

2. Have the necessary gear to be safe and comfortable and know how to use it.

3.  Participate in group discussions and decision-making regarding route selection.

4. Voice any concerns about trail conditions, terrain choices

5. Be at least reasonably physically fit.

5. Be open to learning.

My Style:

1. I love puns and jokes and riddles and words.

2. I am easily distracted by nature.

3. I like a good workout but I also like to have a good time.

4. I sometimes take a bit to respond because I'm mulling over my response. If I don't respond to you right away it's because I'm thinking about your question or comment.

5. I'm curious about people, so I may ask you questions about yourself.

6. I enjoy telling stories.

7. My leadership style is flexible, usually it's fairly relaxed. I'm also a big believer in servant leadership.

Route/Place

Cleman Mountain–Hardy Canyon Loop


Roster
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
  11. Treats for the trip leader!
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