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Day Hike - Northwest Queen Anne

We'll explore north/south/north portions of NW Queen Anne including a stroll through the Seattle Pacific University campus.

  • Easy+
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 712 ft

Seattle Stairways Walk #12 (Mountaineers Books, 2013) explores NW Queen Anne, flirting with Interbay and wandering through Seattle Pacific University campus. Meet shortly before 6pm at the corner of W Boston St and 14th Avenue West.

If driving, park on W Boston, anywhere on the block east of 14th Avenue West.  RapidRide D Line runs between Downtown, Ballard and north to Crown Hill, with stops along 15th -- http://kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/schedules-maps/d-line.aspx.

Northwest Queen Anne is another in the Seattle Stairways Walks.  This evening, urban hike catches many stairs with grand western views across the industrial area below and Puget Sound. Busy, nearby 15th Ave W holds various eateries.  These evening walks call for headlamps and good conversation.

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Northwest Queen Anne


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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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