CHS 1 Hike - Squak Mountain/Bullitt Fireplace

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Squak Mountain/Bullitt Fireplace

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

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

 Meet at Tibbetts Valley Park and Ride at 9:15 a.m. to consolidate cars and head to the Bullitt Fireplace trailhead off Mountainside Drive, aiming to be on the trail no later than 9:45 a.m.

If you are taking transit to the meeting point, Sound Transit route 554 will get you there from downtown Seattle. 

We'll move at a light to moderate pace following the Bullitt Fireplace trail with a break at the fireplace.  

Required equipment: the Ten Essentials, including rain gear and extra layers in case the weather changes on us. You may wish to bring snacks or a warm beverage to enjoy. 


Squak Mountain: Bullitt Fireplace Access

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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