Kachess–Domerie Loop


Naturalist Trip - Kachess Ridge

A steep ridge up takes you to Beacon Rock and lovely views and descend via.a longer and less steep route. Flowers abound on this trail, especially on exposed rock outcroppings. Birding can also be good along this trail.

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • Pace: slow with stops

Meet at the Kachess Ridge Trailhead at 9:30 AM. Carpooling from 65th Street Park and Ride at 8 AM.

Part of the trail on the way down may be snow covered. Poles are suggested.  The flower diversity is impressive, with a mix of west and east side flowers.


Kachess–Domerie Loop

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Kachess Lake No. 208

    USGS Kachess Lake
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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