Day Hike - Poo Poo Point


Day Hike - Poo Poo Point

A steep forest hike ending with a viewpoint that's also a favorite launching spot for paragliders.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,021 ft
  • Pace: 2.2 mph

We will use the Issaquah high school trail entrance so meet at 8 am at the back of the Issaquah High School (2nd Avenue Southeast, Issaquah, WA) parking lot by the tennis courts.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.


Poo Poo Point via Chirico 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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