Day Hike - Talapus Lake Trail


Day Hike - Talapus Lake Trail

Basic Wilderness Skills Class Hike

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,220 ft

8:00 am at Tibbetts Park & Ride

Students in the Basic Wilderness Skills class get first crack at signing up for this hike.  General membership sign up will start on 5/12 if not already filled by then.

Easy to moderate hike to two sub-alpine lakes in the Snoqualmie valley corridor.  We will learn about the rest step, walking in balance, crossing streams, hydration and more.



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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