Squak Mt. Loop – 12-08-2013

Cold December hike around Squak Mtn.

Participants include Nicole Hansen (leader), Louise Kornreich, Mizuho Naka and Jim Dobrick.

Squak Mt. Loop – 12-08-2013 (Fullscreen Slideshow)


This 10 mile loop begins and ends in the heart of Issaquah. In the language of the native tribes, Ishquowh means “sound of water birds.” The raspy name of this mountain comes from the calls of the herons that migrate through this area in the spring and fall.

Driving Directions
From I-90 take the Front Street exit into Issaquah, and drive south on Front Street to turn right onto Bush Street. Free parking is provided in the Issaquah Trail Center parking lot. Trailhead GPS coordinates (47.5284,-122.0363)

Hiking Stats:
9.68 miles, 2984 ft. gain, 5 hrs 31 min.

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