Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


Day Hike - Ira Spring Trail

Sun-drenched ridgelines and open meadows are en route to the sparkling alpine waters of Mason Lake.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft

7:30AM at Eastgate Park and Ride, Bellevue.  We will further consolidate carpools here as necessary.

Mason Lake is a deep pool that offers shady forest fringe to sit and relax under after the hike to the lake.

A Northwest Forest Pass or National Forest Recreation Day Pass is required to park at the trailhead.

Please do not wear cotton clothing, and have appropriate footwear, i.e. no tennis shoes, trail runners, or FiveFingers®.

The pace for this hike will be ~2mph.


Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

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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