Talapus Lake Trail


Day Hike - Talapus Lake Trail

Great trail follows an easy grade to these two small lakes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Note: mileage for this hike is closer to 6 mi round trip.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,220 ft

Meet at 7am at the Issaquah Transit Ctr (1050 17th Ave NW), north end.

Basic Wilderness Travel hike.  Only BWT 2014 course hiker's sign-up through June 13th.  After that all hikers are welcome on a space available basis.


Talapus Lake Trail

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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