Mount Si Main Trail

Trip

Day Hike - Mount Si Main Trail

EARLY SEASON CONDITIONING HIKE. We'll take this strenuous 8 mile, 3300' gain hike at a steady 2mph pace for conditioning while enjoying lovely forest and panoramic views at the top.

Info
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  • Wed, Feb 17, 2016
  • Foothills Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, Families, Retired Rovers, Adults, 20-30 Somethings
  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

8:15AM at Issaquah Transit Center, first floor, south end.  Participants are encouraged to form up into carpools from your area to the transit center, and then we'll consolidate vehicles for the 30 minute drive to the trailhead.  Google map directions, also showing the location of the Issaquah transit center:    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Issaquah+Transit+Center,+1050+17th+Ave+NW,+Issaquah,+WA+98027,+United+States/Mount+Si+trail+head+parking,+North+Bend,+WA/@47.5208319,-122.0332965,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x54906f739ac674c3:0x5ce97c1278416ed7!2m2!1d-122.0621385!2d47.54166!1m5!1m1!1s0x54907e67c33b4b9f:0x61f71d4efa49c9c0!2m2!1d-121.7233274!2d47.4876996

This is a steady strenuous grade for 4 miles and 3300 feet up, and we'll be trying to keep a steady  brisk pace for exercise, so please register for this hike only if you are already in condition from recent hikes of this difficulty and pace.  Teen family members are welcome if they are in shape, have the right gear, and are able to keep up.

We'll go rain or shine, so pack your raingear and ten essentials as well as warm non-cotton layers to shed while we climb and put back on at the top.   Microspikes and at least one trekking pole are required for the icy section at the top.

More details will be provided by email as the date gets closer. The destination may have to change based on conditions.

Route/Place

Mount Si Main Trail


Roster
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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