Rattlesnake Ledge


Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Join us for a scenic hike to watch the sun set and the full moon rise over the Ledge! We'll hike up in daylight and hike down under the light of the full moon. Perfect for sunset and moon enthusiasts/photographers!

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2 mph

Meet at the Rattlesnake Lake parking area at 6:00PM. Details will be sent prior to the trip.  

We'll stay at the Ledge from sunset until about 30-45 mins after moonrise (approximately 9:30PM) so be prepared for a late night return.  Please make sure that you are comfortable hiking in the dark. Smoke or cloudy weather may cancel this event. 

Fully vaccinated hikers only please!


Rattlesnake Ledge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Poles and headlamps required.

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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