Day Hike - Squak Mountain/West Access

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Day Hike - Squak Mountain/West Access

Winter conditioning loop hike from SR-900 up to the Central Peak, Bullitt Fireplace, and Debbie's View of Mt. Rainier

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,024 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

10am, Cougar-Squak Connector Trailhead on SR-900 (directly across the street from Pacific Topsoil 9830 Renton Issaquah Rd SE)

Hike in the West Access Trail and a series of other trails up to Central Peak and then to Bullitt Fireplace. Down Bullitt Gorge Trail to Debbie's View for a nice view of Mt. Rainier. Then back another series of trail to West Access. If the weather will not allow for a view, we will skip Debbie's View and instead hike over the West Peak. Expect 6 miles of hiking with up to 2000 feet of gain.

Hike will go on rain or shine, unless steady and heavy rain is forecasted. Hike can be moved back to Thursday if the weather will be significantly better.

Route/Place

Squak Mountain/West Access


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard hiking gear including rain jacket, non-cotton clothing, hiking boots or shoes

If snowy/icy: Microspikes or other traction recommended 

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