Trip

Day Hike - Mount Townsend

Rhododendrons low, alpine high, heaven in between.

Info
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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
145th Street Park and ride (on 5th avenue in Shoreline) at 7 AM
We will walk slowly and stop to identify plants and enjoy views in forest, field and fen. Be prepared for awe. Trail pass required as well as a ferry ride.
Route/Place

Mount Townsend


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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