Seattle Explorers Hike

Youth activity: Explorers

Seattle Explorers Hike - Melakwa Lake

The Explorers will spend the day hiking!

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • 2 (6 capacity)
  • FULL (1 capacity)
  • 1 (5 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Meeting place and time

Plan to meet at 830am at the Denny Creek Trailhead.

Please review the trip sheet for more details.

Parking: NW Forest Pass

Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email Katy Snyder( to request that a friend or sibling be able to join

Backup plan: If snowy, we will turn around when reaching snow if folks are sketched out. We will play at Denny Creek and explore  that area instead!


Melakwa Lake

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Lunch
  • Day Pack
  • 10 Essentials
  • Camera (optional)
  • Extra clothing for the ride back (optional)

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

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