Mount Si Old Trail


Day Hike - Mount Si Old Trail

A conditioner for the Tacoma Basic Climbing Course.

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

Meet at the Little Si trailhead at 7:45 am with a pack weighing  30 lbs.  Packs will be weighed and we will head out at 8 am.  Students must finish the conditioner hike in less than 2.5 hrs to continue the course.  

*This hike does not include the haystack.  


Mount Si Old 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
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