CHS 1 Hike - Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)

This is a Go-Getter CHS1 hike for those who wish to challenge themselves in June! Starting in second growth forest, hike up to a road-turned-trail through an open area to a ridge summit with views of Chester Morse reservoir, Mount Rainier and the peaks on the north side of Snoqualmie Valley.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We will meet at 7:30 at Tibbetts Park and Ride.

This is a challenging hike with some loose rock.  On a clear day there are nice views along the way and at the top.


Mount Washington (Snoqualmie)

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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