Day Hike - Yakima Skyline Ridge

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Day Hike - Yakima Skyline Ridge

This 10 mile round trip (including Gracie Point) is a nice brisk hike through the early spring desert, to views of Mount Stuart, Mount Rainier, Mount Adams and Mount Hood.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.5 mph

Let's plan to start from the trailhead at 9AM.   The trailhead is located at 1912 Buffalo Road in East Selah, NE of Yakima, google map location https://goo.gl/maps/7ajMxJBXTEUwH71z7.  The Mountaineers are currently telling us to avoid carpools except with people you are regularly exposed to - we can chat about this when we know who is coming along.

This will be a brisk-paced hike along Yakima Ridge to Gracie Point.  It may be quite cold!  More details about gear and conditions will be sent before the hike.

Route/Place

Yakima Skyline Ridge


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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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