Silver Star Mountain via Ed’s Trail–Stellar wildflowers and explosive volcanic views

  Quick Facts: Location: Silver Star Scenic Area, SW Washington Land Agency: Gifford Pinchot National Forest Roundtrip: 5.0 miles High Point: 4,390 feet Elevation gain: 1,440 feet Difficulty: moderately difficult Green Trails Map: Lookout Mtn No. 396, Bridal Veil No. 428 Contact: Gifford Pinchot National Forest Mount Adams Ranger District, Trout Lake  Note: FR 4109 is rough […]

Monte Cristo–Count down is near for clean-up of historic mining town

  Quick Facts Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forestuntain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Roundtrip: 8.0 miles High Point: 2,800 feet Elevation gain: 500 feet Difficulty: moderate Green Trails Maps: Sloan Peak, WA- No. 111; Monte Cristo, WA- No. 143 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National […]

Jungle Hill–a scenic and challenging boogie to the Kettle Crest

Location: Colville National Forest, near Republic Land Agency: US Forest Service Roundtrip: 8.0 miles High Point: 6,550 feet Elevation gain: 2,250 feet Difficulty: difficult Contact: Colville National Forest Access: From Republic, head east on SR 20 for 25 miles turning left onto FR 2030 (Albion Hill Road). From Kettle Falls, head west on SR 20 […]