CHS Tacoma June Hikes

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma June Hikes - Margaret Lake

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,100 ft

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

We will meet at the Puyallup/South Hill park N ride, near Hwy 512 and 94th Street East, at 7:00 AM. From Tacoma, drive east on Hwy 512 taking the 9th Ave/94th Street East exit. At end of off ramp turn left at stop light crossing back over Hwy 512. At 3rd stoplight turn left, entrance will be about 50 yards on the left. Drive straight back to meet and park. I will be driving a dark-ish red Toyota Tundra (big truck), crew cab (four doors) with canopy. those driving must have a Northwest Forest Pass to park at the trailhead.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Route/Place

Margaret Lake, Lake Laura, Lake Lillian, Rampart & Lila Lakes



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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