Kikwuli Falls is a popular spot on the Denny Creek Trail near Snoqualmie Pass.

Kikwuli Falls is a popular spot on the Denny Creek Trail near Snoqualmie Pass.

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Washington Sheriff’s officials told news outlets that a 17-year-old hiker slipped and fell to his death at Snoqualmie Pass Falls.

This was reported by the caller of the emergency service fatal fall of a teenager at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, the King County Sheriff’s Department told KIRO.

He was walking along the Danny Creek Trail when he slipped and fell at Keekwulee Falls, officials told KING.

The waterfall, to the west of the pass, has two drops for a total of 125 feet, KCPQ reported. The highest point drops 90 feet.

“Be careful with every decision when you’re out in the wild, because yes, you can make a mistake, you can slip, you can fall, there’s always the possibility of injury, and yes, it’s obviously a horrible thing that can happen.” , tourist Paul Otteni told KING.

2019 year description of Denny Creek Trail The Tacoma News Tribune calls it the easy, but sometimes difficult, path.

“While Denny Creek provides a place for water play, visitors should be aware of the potential dangers,” he warns. “The rocks are slippery and unstable.”

“Keekwulee Falls Proposals a stunning viewpoint that is easily accessible,” according to the Washington Trails Association.

Don Sweeney was a newspaper reporter and editor in California for over 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter for The Sacramento Bee since 2016.