CHS 1 Hike - Dirty Harry's Balcony

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Dirty Harry's Balcony

Your reward for this short, steep hike is a rocky overlook with a viewpoint from which you can marvel at Mount Kent, McClellan Butte, and Mount Washington, the behemoths forming the south rim of the west entrance to Snoqualmie Pass. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We’ll be meeting at the trailhead at 8:30am.

This is an out and back hike to the balcony. If weather cooperates, we should have nice views of the Snoqualmie Valley. Don’t forget your face mask and hand sanitizer!

Route/Place

Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony



  • Green Trails Bandera No. 206

    Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174S
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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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