Rattlesnake Mountain Grand Traverse

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Frontcountry Trail Run - Rattlesnake Mountain Grand Traverse

Run to Rattlesnake Ledge the long way. An aesthetic traverse with peek-a-boo views of the valley and cool shady trails. Then, Bam! you're at a ledge with amazing views near sunset.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,950 ft
  • Pace: 20 min/mile uphill, 14 - 17 min/mile flats, 12 min/mile downhill

Rattlesnake lake parking lot at 6:00pm. We'll shove into as few cars as possible and start from the Snoqualmie Point Park trailhead.

ROUTE / PACE

We'll start at the Snoqualmie Point Park trailhead and run the trail system along the top of Rattlesnake Mountain. Plenty of peaks to bag along the way.

This is a moderate length run with a lot of elevation right in the middle of climbing season. Expect moderate paces and plenty of walking uphill. We'll try to keep moving the entire time since we have  a lot of ground to cover and are racing the sun. 

WEATHER CONSIDERATIONS

This trip will go, even if it's raining. Thunderstorms or near-freezing temperatures and rain will cancel.

PARTICIPANT EXPECTATIONS

All participants will need to abide by the Trail Runner Responsibility Code.

Route/Place

Rattlesnake Mountain Grand Traverse


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Sturdy running shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Headlamp
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather
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