CHS Alumni Hike - Poo Poo Point

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series Alumni

CHS Alumni Hike - Poo Poo Point

Phase 1.5 Hike. Hike through a mossy coniferous forest and large ferns to Poo Poo Point which has views of Lakes Sammamish and Washington, Issaquah, and Bellevue.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,750 ft

Currently start of hike is planned to be at the High Point (aka Tradition Plateau) Trailhead at 7:30 AM, but this may change to the High School Trailhead near Issaquah High School.  No carpooling except with members of your own household.

This is a Phase 1.5 with hiking groups limited to 6.  Expect to maintain distancing of at least six feet from other group members. Bring a face covering and hand sanitizer.   Click here to review the club's complete guidance.  All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating.


Poo Poo Point

Required Equipment

Required Equipment


Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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