CHS 2 Hike - Grand Prospect

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Grand Prospect

We'll hike up Rattlesnake Mountain starting from the Snoqualmie Point Trailhead first reaching Stan's Overlook and then Grand Prospect with views of the valley on a clear day. CHS 2 hike led at a pace of 2.0-3.0 mph.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 - 3.0 mph

Snoqualmie Point/Rattlesnake Parking Lot, 8 a.m. Discover Pass Required

From I-90 eastbound, take Exit 27 and turn right on Winery Road.  Go just under a half mile and turn right into the Snoqualmie Point Park and the Rattlesnake Mountain Trail parking lot.  Park in the upper parking lot.

This is an out and back hike starting from the Snoqualmie Point Trailhead first reaching Stan's Overlook and then Grand Prospect with views of the valley on a clear day. Traction (micro spikes) were needed for the last mile when I scouted this hike.  Check the weather here: NWS link.

COVID -19: Following the Mountaineer’s protocol all hikers are required to have face masks and hand sanitizer.  Masks must be worn at the trailhead, when passing other hikers or being passed, and any time social distance of at least 6ft cannot be maintained.

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)

Also Bring

  1. Mask(s) and hand sanitizer
  2. Traction (micro spikes) 
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