Ruston Way & Waterfront


Day Hike - Ruston Waterfront

Weighted Wednesday Backpack Brigade week 5. Take the #11 bus from Proctor to the Vashon Ferry Terminal, walk Ruston Way up Puget Creek Trail back to start!

  • *Varies*
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 3.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 521 ft
  • Pace: 2.25-2.5

Meet at the #11 bus stop in front of Tuladhara Yoga in Proctor Tacoma Ready to catch the 5:45 PM bus.  Bus fare is $2.  You can street park anywhere in this vicinity or around Mason Middle School.  I will confirm bus schedule and meeting time in your Hello Hiker email. 

Weighted Wednesday Backpack Brigade week 5.  Midweek conditioning opportunity to get that backpack on and climb a hill.  Weight based on your own needs and plan.  Changing things up a bit with a bus ride downhill.  Optional no-host refreshment at Peaks & Pints  upon return to Proctor. 


Ruston Way & Waterfront

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

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