Sheep Lake (Chinook Pass)


Day Hike - Sheep Lake (Chinook Pass)

Two hikes in one: Sheep Lake, then Naches Peak Loop

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

Meet outside Black Diamond Bakery (32805 Railroad Ave) at 8am to carpool, where you can begin your day  with the famous cinnamon roll.

We will carpool to Chinook Pass via 410 and park in the north lot.

We will first hike the Naches Peak Loop 3.2 mi and enjoy the views of the mountain (hopefully) and the beautiful fall colors, then cross the highway to hike to Sheep Lake where we will lunch.  and return to the car ( 3.6 mi RT)


Sheep Lake (Chinook Pass)

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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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