CHS 1 Hike - Snoquera Palisades

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Snoquera Palisades

This trail has it all, from beautiful forests to beautiful waterfalls and is a nice workout with great views into the White River Valley on a clear day. CHS 1 hike led at a pace of 1.5-2.0 mph.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

7:30 AM, Maple Valley P&R, SE 231st St & Renton-Maple Valley Rd (SR 169).

An alternate meet spot can be arranged for south-enders. Contact the leader in advance.

This hike is in between the Norse Peak and Clearwater Wilderness areas. It is easy to get to, right off Hwy 410. 


Snoquera Palisades

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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