CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Squak Mountain: May Valley Access

CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Details provided by your leader.

We plan on meeting at 9am at the Tibbits Park and Ride Playing field parking lot (west side) across the street from the Issaquah Transit center. 965 12th Ave. NW Issaquah, Wa. We will consolidate cars there and then drive to the trailhead.

We plan on doing a loop hike on various trails of the Squak mountain trail system via the May Valley Loop trail including a stop at the Bullitt Fireplace and Debbies view. Hike will be about 8 miles with a elevation gain of 1,500 ft.


Squak Mountain: May Valley 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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