CHS 2 Hike - Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte

This is a CHS 2 paced loop hike that includes Park Butte, Railroad Grade and the Scott Paul Trail. Hike from Schreibers Meadow through alpine meadows to a lookout with panoramic views to Mount Baker and beyond.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Meet at Ash Way Park & Ride (1637 Ash Way, Lynnwood, WA 98087) at 6:15 am, or at the Park Butte trailhead ready to hike at 8:30 am.



Scott Paul Trail & Park Butte

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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