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If you like hiking the trails of Tiger Mountain, Squak Mountain and Cougar Mountain with an experienced leader who knows the turf, this is the group for you. You can learn more about the Issaquah Alps Trails Club at our website:

Issaquah Alps Trails Club (http://www.issaquahalps.org)

All hikers need to come prepared for the weather, terrain, difficulty, etc. The following information will be helpful:

Hike Preparation (http://issaquahalps.org/HikesEvents/HikePrep)

The 10 Essentials (http://issaquahalps.org/HikesEvents/10Essentials)

All hikers will be required to sign a sign a Release and Indemnity Agreement at the time of the hike. The agreement reads as follows:

Release and Indemnity Agreement

• Any outdoor activity may involve certain dangers, including but not limited to the hazards of traveling in mountainous terrain, accidents or illness in remote places, force of nature and the actions of participants and other persons. Without some program providing protection of its assets and its leaders the IATC would not be able to offer its courses and activities.

• In consideration of and as part payment for the right to participate in the activities offered by the IATC, you must agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY the IATC and its members from any and all liability, claims and causes of action arising out of or in any way connected with your participation, or the participation of any minor in any activities as requested by you. You personally assume all risks in connection with these activities. If you are requesting the participation of a minor, you further agree to HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY the IATC and its members from all liability, claims and causes of action which the minor may have arising from the minor's participation in activities. The terms of this agreement shall serve as a release and indemnity agreement for your heirs, personal representative, and for all members of your family, including any minors. (Parents or legal guardians must agree, request participation, and accompany all persons under eighteen (18) years of age.)

• You must have read the release and indemnity agreement on the activity sheet for each activity and have fully informed yourself self of its contents before you sign that activity sheet.

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Trailhead Direct Squak Mountain Hike

Margaret's Way Trailhead

This hike will demonstrate how to use the Trailhead Direct bus system to do a 1-way hike connecting two bus stops. We will depart from the Margaret's Way Trailhead at 9:30am and will work our way over Squak Mountain and catch a Traihead Direct bus at the High School Trail. We recommend you take the bus that starts at Mt. Baker Transit Center at 8:44am. You can also catch the Trailhead Direct bus at the Eastgate Transit Center (8:47am) and Issaquah Transit Center (9:05am). Checkout the Trailhead Direct bus schedule here: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/schedules-maps/trailhead-issaquah-alps.aspx Your guides will be Anne Newcomb and John Sherwin and they will be bringing their Goldendoodle along for the hike. They will be taking the Trailhead Direct bus from the Issaquah Transit Center at 9:05am. * Difficulty: Moderate * Pace: Moderate * Distance: 10 miles * Elevation: 1800 ft gain * Map: Issaquah Trails Map https://www.issaquahwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4478 Highlights: * Debbie's View * Bullitt Fireplace * West and Central Peaks * Crystal Creek All hikers need to come prepared for the weather, terrain, difficulty, etc. The following information will be helpful: * Hike Preparation ( https://issaquahalps.org/hikesevents/hikeprep ) * The 10 Essentials ( https://www.issaquahalps.org/hikesevents/10essentials ) All hikers will be required to sign a sign a Release and Indemnity Agreement at the time of the hike.

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