Day Hike - Northwest Queen Anne Stairways


Day Hike - Northwest Queen Anne Stairways

Elevate your city walk! Join me as we climb most of the stairways and walk the paths of this neighborhood heavy on views. Options to stop at a chocolate store and coffee shop.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 878 ft
  • Pace: 2.5mph

10AM, Seattle Pacific University at the Arch on 3rd Ave W

This walk is heavy on stairs (+/- 900), great training for the upcoming hiking season, while staying in the city with all its conveniences. We'll climb the Wheeler Street Stairs twice, first from midway up and later all the way from the bottom, with a stop at Rachel's Playground, of course. We'll have the option for a side trip to a chocolate store and make a stop midway at a Turkish coffee shop. There are lots of flowers in bloom on this walk!

Route Map as of 2/1/20:


Queen Anne

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The City Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. ORCA card
  7. Umbrella
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Credit Card
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