Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)

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Day Hike - Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)

Thursday day hike to Gem Lake

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  • Moderate, Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,927 ft

North Bend Safeway, Exit 31, 7:30AM

Enjoy a day hike to a nice view point at Gem Lake on a forecasted mostly sunny day, passing two alpine lakes, with anticipated views of peaks in the area including Kaleetan, Roosevelt, Chair, and others.

Please note gain and distance (10 miles round trip 2,200 gain), and have completed comparable day hikes recently (within the last 2-3 weeks).

Route/Place

Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
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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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