Day Hike - Iron Peak

This is a scenic hike to the summit of Iron Peak with distance of 7.5 miles and 2,700 ft of elevation gain . The views are fantastic, along the route, of the Teanaway Peaks and Mt. Stewart . We will be enjoying Fall colors and possible wildlife sightings. Bring adequate water for September heat and sun.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5

We will have two carpool meeting sites for this hike. The first is the Green Lake Park and Ride site on 65th under the Freeway in Seattle. The carpool hikers that want to  meet there will arrive by 6:15 am and depart for the Preston Park and Ride site at 6:30 am . The Preston Park and Ride  carpool hikers will arrive at 6:45 am and depart at 7:00 am after the carpool hikers from Green Lake arrive. The hikers that want to proceed directly to the trail head need  to arrive by 8:45 am .You may wish to ride share and need to contact others to arrange. 

Driving directions: From I -90 take exit 85.  Get on Highway 970 (also signed for Highway 10) and drive seven miles to the turnoff for the Teanaway Road. Turn left onto this paved road and proceed North for 7.5 miles to where the pavement ends. Where the pavement ends, continue straight, now on the North Fork Teanaway Road 9737 , following the signs for Trail 1394 (One the Gree)n Trails map the trail is noted as 1399 ) and ignoring  branch roads. It is about nine miles to where  the trail takes off from the right side of the road. 


Iron Peak

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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