CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Rattlesnake Mountain Grand Traverse

CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph)

  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft

6:30 am at Tibbetts Lot, 1675 Newport Way NW, Issaquah

This is the surface lot across the street from Issaquah Transit Center, right by the skate park. If you are in the garage, you are at the wrong location. 

We will drop some vehicles at the Snoqualmie Point TH and then head to the Rattlesnake Lake TH to begin our trip.  Drivers will need a Discover Pass. 

Let's plan for an after-hike meal in Issaquah near the meeting point after the hike: 

As always, please bring the 10 essentials, including rain gear. 


Rattlesnake Mountain Grand Traverse

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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