Rattlesnake Mountain (West)


Day Hike - Rattlesnake Mountain

Ascend 10 miles up the Rattlesnake Ridge Trail southeast from Snoqualmie Point as far as the Grand Prospect and the West Peak of Rattlesnake Mtn. for a good workout, and maybe some views.

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  • Moderate, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft

Meet up at the Snoqualmie Point Park at 8:00AM. Discover Pass required. We will gear up and get boots on the ground shortly after. 

We will hike 10 miles up the Snoqualmie Ridge Trail to Grand Prospect and the West Peak of Rattlesnake Mountain.

Hike will be at a moderate 2.5Mph pace, please be prepared to move quickly.

Microspikes will be a good idea in case of lingering slippery snow. 

Please bring a face covering while passing others and at the trailhead. 

Carpooling is discouraged unless coming from the same household. 


Rattlesnake Mountain (West)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
  • Face Covering
  • Microspikes
  • Rain Gear
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