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Day Hike - Snow Mountain Ranch

We will hike trails around Cowiche Canyon with an eye to finding the best wildflower areas

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 9.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,120 ft

65th Street Park and ride 6:30 AM.

Cowiche Canyon is known for its wildflowers and with adjacent Snow Mountain ranch will take us through multiple life zones and wildflower groups. Remember its about the flowers and this means stops for wildflower crossings. The area should also have sufficient bird life to merit binocs.


Snow Mountain Ranch

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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