CHS 1 Hike - Mount Defiance

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Mount Defiance

Go-Getter Hike! Hike the Ira Spring trail, known for its oodles of beargrass and other wildflowers in early summer, to pretty Mason Lake and then continue on good trail to the summit of Mt. Defiance. On a clear day, a multitude of the Snoqualmie lakes and nearby peaks can be seen from its 360-degree summit vantage point. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Strenuous/Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

TBD

TBD

Route/Place

Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


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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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