Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)


Day Hike - Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)

Close-in hike but never as crowded as Si, Mailbox, or Rattlesnake. Be ready for hiking in snow and for stream crossings: bring microspikes, good boots, and at least one pole.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,405 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Issaquah Transit Center, 1050 17th Ave NW, Issaquah, WA 98027, NE corner of lower level at  7 am

TH directions:

From Seattle drive east on I-90 to exit 38. Head south (right), immediately crossing the South Fork Snoqualmie River, and take the first right turn into Ollalie State Park, a few hundred feet from the highway. Follow the gravel road to the end, parking near the bathrooms at the west end of the lot. Discover Pass required.

Be ready to hike in wet, muddy trail conditions with probable stream crossings, possible snow.

Recommended equipment: Microspikes for possible snow; ankle-high, water-resistant boots and at least one hiking pole recommended for stream crossing and wet trail conditions.

Please see trip report of 11/2/16   Our conditions may be similar, though probably with sunnier weather.

Email will be sent to participants by 12pm 10/26.


Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Microspikes, boots for snow & stream crossing, hiking pole strongly recommended.
  2. Navigation
  3. Sun protection
  4. Insulation (extra clothing)
  5. Illumination
  6. First aid supplies
  7. Fire
  8. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  9. Nutrition (extra food)
  10. Hydration (extra water)
  11. Emergency shelter
Trip Reports