Kachess–Domerie Loop


Day Hike - Kachess Ridge

Hike the Kachess Ridge trail 2.2 miles to the intersection with the Kachess Beacon Trail. Continue straight and up along silver creek to the base of French Cabin West Peak. This is a scenic Fall color moderate hike with views in the upper basin .

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,700 ft
  • Pace: 2.00

This hike will have two carpool meeting sites. The Green Lake Park and Ride hikers will meet there at 6:15 am with departure to the Preston Park and Ride at 6:30 am . The Preston Park and Ride hikers will arrive at 6:45 am  and depart at 7:00 am  after the Green Lake Park and Ride group arrives. Others  may  want to share rides from other locations or go directly to the trail head. We travel to Exit 70 , Lake Easton State  Park . At the end of the ramp turn left over the freeway . At the 'T' go left on the Kachess Dam road for one half mile , then right to stay on Kachess Dam Road (FR 4818 ), then another .8 mile to an unmarked road on the right , then another .6 mile to the trail head. We need to plan arrival at the trail head by 8: 15 am.



Kachess–Domerie Loop

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Kachess Lake No. 208

    USGS Kachess Lake
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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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