Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

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Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Sunrise hike!

  • Moderate, Strenuous 1, Technical 3
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft

Meet at rattlesnake trailhead at 6 am ready to go!  Sunrises at 7:25 am.  Everyone to bring headlamps while hiking it will be dark at the start.  The trail is wide and even so hiking will be easy.  Bring a warm blanket, some hot coco, etc.  Its a spectacular hike for a sunrise.  

The Explorers and Jr. MACers will spend the day hiking!

Trip Sheet



Parking: [NA]

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

*To sign up for Explorer/Jr. MAC combo trips, do it on this page, NOT the course page. For all other trips, sign up via the course page. If confused, refer to the registration instructions on the course page.


Rattlesnake Ledge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Headlamp
  • 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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