Mount Si Main Trail


Day Hike - Mount Si Main Trail

Conditioner hike on Mt Si

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,150 ft

We will meet at the main trailhead at 7:30am, weigh our packs and leave by 8am

This hike is meant as a conditioner for Tacoma Basic Climbing Students (but all are welcome to sign up).  Goal time to the top is 2.5 hours

For Tacoma Basic Climbing Students - please make sure you have your mountaineering boots and a pack with 35lbs of weight.  I recommend using water for weight so you can dump it at the top.


Mount Si Main Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

For Tacoma Students: Mountaineering boots, pack with 35lbs of weight


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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