CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Thorp Mountain Lookout

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

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft

We'll leave from the Tibbetts Valley Park parking lot at 8:00 and drive 1.7 hrs. to the trailhead. Please arrive at least 15 mins early.

I expect that we'll start hiking at 10:00, ending around 3:30pm; back to Issaquah by 5:30. 

As of today, May 28th, there are no recent trips reports. Snow should be gone by the 25th

Registered hikers will receive a "Hello Hiker" email with hike details and couple of days before the 25th. 

WTA hike description can be found here


Thorp Lake & Lookout

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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