CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Kendall Katwalk

MID-WEEK HIKE CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.75-2.25 mph)

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft

Meet at the Issaquah Transit Center (1050 17th Ave NW, Issaquah, WA) at 7:00 AM.    

If the name Kendall Katwalk conjures up an image of a narrow pathway blasted out of a steeply sloped rock face, that’s part of it. But the whole package includes old-growth forest, gorgeous wildflowers, and stunning views into the Alpine Lakes Wilderness from both sides of the pass below Kendall Peak, where the Katwalk begins.

Route/Place

Kendall Katwalk


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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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