Day Hike - Squak Mountain: May Valley Access


Day Hike - Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

A forested trek in the Issaquah Alps featuring bubbling creeks, mossy rocks, trees dripping with lichen, and peek-a-boo views.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: About 2 mph(ish) average

TBD - somewhere in Issaquah. I will post details when registration opens.

I may adjust the mileage and gain (this was originally posted as a CHS hike). There are a lot of routes we can take on Squak Mountain but we will likely at least visit Bullitt Fireplace and Debbie's View.


Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

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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