Dec
16
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Dec
16
8:00 PM20:00

Water Tower Loop Hike, Moderate, 7.7 miles, 920 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace, Steve Payne

King County Parks and Washington Trails Association have built some great trails together, including this route in and around the south end of Grand Ridge Park. Expect mountain bikers — mostly harmless!

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Moderate, 7.7 miles, 920 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Steve Payne 253-315-0426

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Dec
23
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Dec
30
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Dec
9
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Beaver Lake Preserve Hike, Very Easy, 1.2 miles, little elevation gain, Good trail, Slow pace, Marjorie James

Hike a loop trail through this forest preserve. Appreciate the exceptionally tall trees, both deciduous and coniferous. Pass some swampy areas with standing water.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Very Easy, 1.2 miles, little elevation gain, Good trail, Slow pace

For beginning hikers

Marjorie James 425-503-0228

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Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Issaquah Alps Area Dog Hike, Moderate, 5-7 miles, up to 900 ft gain, Moderate pace, Tom Pohle

Leader's Choice of trails. If weather permits, may consider some remote bike trails off the Snoqualmie Valley Trail in Carnation/Fall City area.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass and your National Forest Pass, if you have them.

Moderate, 5-7 miles, up to 900 ft gain, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Tom Pohle 425-481-2341

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Dec
2
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Nov
25
9:00 AM09:00

Fred's Corner Loop Hike, Moderate, 8 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace, George Potter

Hike the north side of Tiger Mountain. See some of the newest reroutes on the Tiger Mountain Trail.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass, if you have one.

Moderate, 8 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

George Potter 425-516-5200

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Nov
25
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Nov
18
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Nov
11
9:30 AM09:30

West Squak Traverse Hike, Moderate, 6.5 miles, 1800 ft gain, Good trail, Slow pace, Ralph Owen

Veterans Day

Hike from Margaret's Way Trailhead to the Mountainside Drive Trailhead on good trails. Visit Rainier/Debby's View enroute. There will be a car shuttle. The maps for the day are King County Parks PDF Cougar-Squak-Tiger Corridor (available online) and the Green Trails Cougar Mtn/Squak Mtn #203S. The leader's phone number on the morning of the hike is (425) 394-8244.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Moderate, 6.5 miles, 1800 ft gain, Good trail, Slow pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Ralph Owen hiker99ralph@comcast.net

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Nov
11
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

Pretzel Tree Hike, Very Easy, 0.3 miles, little elevation gain, Good trail, Slow pace, David Dunphy

Squak Mountain "Pretzel Tree Trail" - Very Short hike with an option to extend if conditions and enthusiasm allows! Perfect short hike for young ones, with an entertaining storyboard leading to the famous "Pretzel Tree".

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass, if you have one.

Very Easy, 0.3 miles, little elevation gain, Good trail, Slow pace

For beginning hikers

David Dunphy 206-999-4797

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Poo Poo Point via High School Trail Hike, Moderate, 9 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace, Tom Anderson

Hike starts directly at the Trail House and proceeds along the Rainier Trail to the High School Trail and the Poo Poo Point Trail. Return same route.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Moderate, 9 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Tom Anderson 206-245-3787

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Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

Issaquah Alps Area Dog Hike - Easy, 4-6 miles, 900-1200 ft gain, Moderate pace, Dori Ost

Leader's Choice of trails. If weather permits, may consider some remote bike trails off the Snoqualmie Valley Trail in Carnation/Fall City area.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass and your National Forest Pass, if you have them.

Easy, 4-6 miles, 900-1200 ft gain, Moderate pace

Not difficult for occasional hikers

Dori Ost 206-939-3034

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Nov
4
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Oct
28
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Oct
27
9:00 AM09:00

East Squak Hike, Moderate, 7 miles, 1800 ft gain, Off trail, Moderate pace, George Potter

Issaquah - Hike from the May Valley Trailhead up to East Peak and then back by an off-trail route.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass, if you have one.

Moderate, 7 miles, 1800 ft gain, Off trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

George Potter 425-516-5200

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Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Grand Ridge Family Friendly Hike, Very Easy, 3.3 miles, 280 ft gain, Good trail, Slow pace, Suzanne Kagen

Grand Ridge "Water Tower Loop". Hike will be appropriate for slightly older kids (recommended 7 and up): over gently rising and falling trail. About 2 hours on the trail. Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd. S., and we'll carpool to Grand Ridge. (Highland residents have the option to meet us at the intersection of Harrison Dr. and Grand Ridge Dr. at 2:30pm)

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Very Easy, 3.3 miles, 280 ft gain, Good trail, Slow pace

For beginning hikers

Suzanne Kagen 425-681-6739

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Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Lower Mt Si Hike, Moderate, 8 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace, Ralph Owen

Beginning at the Little Si Trailhead, we will hike a cherry stem loop visiting the Rock Slide Vista and several mossy vistas. Several possible short rough side trails. 50 miles roundtrip drive to the trailhead. The map for the day is the DNR's PDF Mount Si NRCA Trail Map which can be downloaded online (www.dnr.wa.gov/geo/mountsi.pdf ). The leader's phone number on the morning of the hike is (425) 394-8244.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass, if you have one.

Moderate, 8 miles, 2000 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Ralph Owen hiker99ralph@comcast.net

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Oct
21
1:00 AM01:00

Trail Work Party in Issaquah Alps Area on a day this Week. George Potter

We will be using club tools. No experience is required.
Wear boots, long pants, and clothes appropriate for the weather. Long sleeves are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch. Bring work gloves and a hard hat if you have them.

Rules:
1. Be Safe! (including: Drink lots of water. Take Breaks.)
2. If it does not violate rule #1, Have Fun!
3. If it does not violate rules #1 & #2, get something done.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail.

To participate contact:
George Potter trailwork@issaquahalps.org

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Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Grand Prospect Hike, Moderate, 7.8 miles, 2100 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace, Steve Payne

Come explore the quieter side of Rattlesnake Mountain and view Mount Si from a different vantage point.

Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah

Bring your WA Discover Pass, if you have one.

Moderate, 7.8 miles, 2100 ft gain, Good trail, Moderate pace

Usually not difficult for regular hikers

Steve Payne 253-315-0426

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