Seattle MAC - Conditioning Hike - Lake Serene

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Conditioning Hike - Lake Serene

A conditioning hike to help prepare and train for backpack trips, longer backpack trips, glacier climbs, alpine rock climbs, etc.

  • Moderate/Strenuous, Winter Scramble, Snow Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.82 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,320 ft
  • FULL (9 capacity)
  • FULL (1 capacity)
  • 1 (2 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

We will meet at Lake Serene and Bridal Veil Falls Trailhead (47.80924, -121.5738) at 8:45 am. Northwest Forest Pass Required for parking.
Notes: There is a parking lot and restrooms at the trailhead. We will Start hiking before 9 am. 


  • Trip Sheet
  • EAP
  • Carpool
  • Weather: NOAAWunderground
  • Land Acknowledgement: 
    We will be recreating on the lands/waters of the Pacific Northwest Indian Tribes, including the Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla, and Tulalip, who live here and steward these lands and waters as they have since time immemorial.
    The Seattle Mountaineers Youth Clubs encourage you to recreate mindfully and respectfully on our upcoming trip to these native lands.

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



Lake Serene

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • 10 essentials
  • Hiking boots or other sturdy shoes
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell (rain jacket and rain pants)
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Lunch
  • Day Pack
  • Camera (optional)
  • Extra clothing for the ride back
Trip Reports