Davis Peak

Trip

Day Hike - Davis Peak

Steep hike to great views.

Info
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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

0600 at Tibbetts Park & Ride in Issaquah

Solstice hike!

My goals for the trip are as follows:

1. Be safe.

2. Have fun.

3. Make it to the top of Davis Peak (or as close as we can safely get)

4. Learn something.

My expectations for participants are as follows:

1. Stay with the group.

2. Be physically fit. This is a tough hike.

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 and turn-around time.

4. Voice any concerns about trail conditions, terrain choices.

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

Davis Peak


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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