Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


Day Hike - Mason Lake

Great views, long traverses and a lovely alpine lake, in the Western cascades and close to home.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,550 ft

65th Street park and ride at 7:15 AM.  Alternative second meeting place at Preston Parkand ride (MP 22 on I-90) at 7:45 AM  if needed.

Of course we look for flowers. A good place for ferns and noble fir as well. Traverses several life zones. Beargrass can be great!


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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