Mount Walker


Day Hike - Mount Walker

Conditioning for Kitsap Basic Mountaineering students. Timed: two times up & down with 40-45 lbs in your pack, to and from the first vista. Target time up is less than 1:20. Minimal stopping, focusing on continual moving at a fair pace, not a race or competition just good old conditioning and camaraderie. Total time up and down in less than 4 hours, 30 minutes. The second time up, you can reduce pack weight to 25-30 lbs.

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  • Moderate, Strenuous 1
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft
  • Pace: Self-paced, 1.75 - 2 mph

Meet at the Mt. Walker trailhead. We'll be leaving promptly at 8:00 am.

Conditioning hike for Kitsap Basic Climbing Students. Please bring a watch to time yourself and weight in your pack. Should be a great quick close to home conditioner. 


Mount Walker

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

Bring anything else that you need to bring your pack weight up to 40-45 lbs.

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