Huckleberry Mountain — Savor solitude high above the Suiattle River

Quick Facts: Location: Suiattle River Valley Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 13.0 miles Elevation Gain: 4600 feet Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway Map 111SX Notes: Glacier Peak Wilderness-wilderness rules apply; Practice Leave No Trace Principles Access: From Darrington travel north on SR 530 turning right […]

Sun Top — snowshoe to a historic lookout in the shadows of Mount Rainier

Quick Facts: Location: White River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 11.0 miles Elevation gain: 3,050 feet Contact: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Green Trails Map: Green Trails Maps – Greenwater no. 238 Notes: Sno-park Pass required. Route is non-groomed and shared with skiers (do not snowshoe on groomed ski trail). Beyond the upper […]

Image Lake — Wilderness lake reflects Snohomish County’s supreme peak

Quick Facts: Location: Glacier Peak Wilderness Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 33.0 miles Elevation Gain: 4,700 feet Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Notes: NW Forest or Interagency Pass required; No camping within ¼ mile of Image Lake—use established campsites; no fires at lake; respect re-vegetation […]

Circle Peak–Round this summit for fantastic 360-degree views

Location: White Chuck River Valley, Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 18.6 miles High Point: 5,983 feet Elevation gain: 4,800 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Maps: Mountain Loop Highway no. 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155 Access: Take Exit 208 off of I-5 following SR […]