Paddy-Go-Easy Pass & Sprite Lake


Day Hike - Paddy-Go-Easy Pass & Sprite Lake

Day hike near Salmon la Sac

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft

7:00 am at Issaquah Transit Center

Eat the right kind of huckleberry and you will be able to see the sprites in the lake.  Paddy's pass is not easy, but the fall colors should distract from the switchbacks.  At least one larch is known to lurk near the trail.


Paddy-Go-Easy Pass & Sprite Lake

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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