Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail


Day Hike - Poo Poo Point via Chirico Trail

Evening conditioning hike, Poo Poo Point via the High School Trail. If the weather is nice, we'll hang out on top for a bit and enjoy the view.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft

Meet with boots on and ready to start hiking at 4:30 PM.  We'll meet at the bottom of the steps that lead up to the track behind Issaquah High School.

Directions to Issaquah High School:  700 2nd Ave SE, Issaquah, WA - From I90 take exit #17 and head south on Front St. Turn left at the stop light onto E. Sunset Way. Turn right on 2nd Ave. SE and continue to the school which is on the left.

This will be a moderate, but steady paced hike with a focus on conditioning. Bring a dry shirt and a picnic, if the weather is nice we can hang out on top and enjoy the view while we eat dinner.   Bring a headlamp too! Sunset is at 7:07 PM, so the end of the hike will be in the dark.

If you have not been hiking this winter, this may not be the hike for you, but feel free to contact me if you have questions about the pace.


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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