Squak Mountain: Sycamore Access


Day Hike - Squak Mountain: Sycamore Access

The hike will start at the Sunset Place trail head and hiking a loop route on the East side of Squak Mountain State Park . This is a scenic hike that will include the Central Peak summit of Squak Mountain .

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,024 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 mph

The meeting place for carpooling will be Greenlake P  & R at 7:15 am  with departure to the trail head at 7:30 am . All hikers need  to be at  the  trail head by  8:00 am .  The trail access point has been changed based on the lack of parking for 12 hikers  at the Sycamore trail head. It is now the Sunset Place trail head . We take exit 17 on I-90 ,turn right on Front Street , go approximately 1 mile to a right turn on Newport Way  , crossing Issaquah Creek to a left turn on Wildwood Blvd, then one-half mile to a left turn on Sunset Place to the trail head in another quarter mile .There is plenty of parking on the street both sides at this trail head . My home phone is 206- 362- 5129 and cell phone 206- 369- 5267 .


Squak Mountain: Sycamore 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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