CHS 2 Hike - Upper Wildcat Lake

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Upper Wildcat Lake

Dog-friendly hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph) - 4/4 dog spots currently available. We will hike past Snow & Gem Lakes en route to our final destination at Upper Wildcat Lake.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 17.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

West side of the Eastgate Park & Ride at 6:00AM (

Please email the hike leader immediately after registering if you plan to bring your dog. This will help him manage the "12 heartbeats" participant count.


Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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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