CHS 1 Hike - Stan's Overlook

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Stan's Overlook

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

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  • Moderate, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,050 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We'll meet around 7:15am at the main parking lot to the trail head.  Driver's can take exit 27 off of I-90, take a right and wind around to the left until you can turn right into the main parking lot (there will be an open gate). A discover pass is required and restrooms are available.

This trail offers a gentle climb up to an overlook with views of Snoqualmie and Mt. Si.  Picnic tables and benches will make for a great brunch/lunch spot to rest before we make our way back down to our cars.  I scouted the trail on Saturday, April 10th and it was a bit muddy, but think it will dry up through the week.  

Route/Place

Rattlesnake Mountain (West)


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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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