Lake Valhalla


Day Hike - Lake Valhalla

We'll start the hike from Smith Brook Road, though we can discuss the Steven's Pass (longer) option. We should have some good fall colors!

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.25 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: moderate

We'll meet at the Smith Brook Trailhead at 8:45 ready to hike.  The Smith Brook Trailhead is on Forest Road 6700, which is 4 miles east of Steven's Pass (carefully turn north across the divided highway).

We'll follow the Mountaineer's COVID protocols.  Poor weather forecast or bad fire smoke will cancel this trip.  WTA trip description is here  .


Lake Valhalla

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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