Mount Si Main Trail


Day Hike - Mount Si Main Trail

You hate it. I hate it. Let's do it.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,150 ft


Meeting location will be communicated to participants on Friday, 4/5.

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. Recommended practice is to use water so it can be dumped at the top. 1 gallon = 8.34 lbs.


Mount Si Main Trail

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
  11. Summit snacks
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