Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Introduction to Trail Running Racing - Taylor River

Run to Otter Falls and back. Practice trail running skills and build your milage base.

  • Moderate
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Parking is limited - carpooling is recommended. 

Meet option 1: Tibbets Valley Parking lot by the skateboard park at 7:00 AM. 

Meeting option 2: Snoqualmie Lake/Taylor River TH at 8 AM.

This session focuses on building your base milage. We will meet at a location suitable for practicing trail running.

A suggested gear list will be provided at the classroom session.


Taylor River

  • Green Trails Mt Si No. 174

    Green Trails Skykomish No. 175

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174SX

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, and sunglasses
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack or belt 
  • Bring snacks and water
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