Hiking Mt. Pilchuck 89

One of the most popular day hikes in the Northwest, climbing Mt. Pilchuck is both a workout and an inspiration.  While the hike is not as demanding as say, Mt. Rainier, it still requires someone to be in good physical condition, be mindful of their surroundings, and come prepared.  Sturdy hiking shoes, sufficient food and water, as well as proper clothing are all musts..  On a clear day, Mt. Pilchuck offers amazing panaoramic views of the region.  Seattle, Everett, the San Juan Islands, the Olympic Mountains, and other Cascade Mountain peaks can all be seen.  The trail is 5.4 miles round trip and has a 2,200 foot gain in elevation.

For more information about hiking Mt. Pilchuck, be sure to visit the Washington Trail Association’s Mt. Pilchuck web page, which contains more detailed information abut hiking Mt. Pilchuck.  Don’t forget to check out the rest of the website for other hiking destinations around the state.


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