Old Sauk Trail


Day Hike - Old Sauk Trail

Hike in the woods near a river.

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  • Tue, Dec 31, 2019
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 150 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

We will meet at 8:00 AM in Lynnwood or Everett.

  • The exact location will be provided in a pre-hike e-mail (after signups close).

Trailhead: Old Sauk River Trail

  • Permits (Trailhead Only): Northwest Forest Pass
    • I've seen conflicting info for the pass required so we'll assume a pass is needed.

A nice year-round hike to end the year with. This is typically an out-and-back hike though we might detour a little to also go through the loop trail near the second parking lot.

Prior to signing up for this hike, please take into account the following:

  • Adults only (≥18 yrs old).
  • We'll be going at a casual pace.
  • We will be hiking rain or shine though if conditions prove dangerous then we'll adjust (or cancel) the hike as needed. 

Also, the following gear is encouraged since this is a Winter hike:

  • Hiking poles
  • Traction Devices (e.g. Kahtoolas, Yaktrax, etc.)

Old Sauk Trail

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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