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: moderate Recommended Guidebook: Day Hiking Eastern Washington 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 […]

Mount Muller Loop– Stunning ridgeline hike above the Sol Duc Valley

  Quick Facts: Location: North Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: Olympic National Forest Roundtrip: 12.7 miles Elevation gain: 3350 feet Contact: Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District, Forks, Green Trails Map: Green Trails Lake Crescent No. 101 Notes: Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass required Access: From Port Angeles, follow US 101 west for 32 miles […]

Johnson Ridge–Ridgeline hike in the Wild Sky Wilderness

Location: Beckler River near Skykomish Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 9.0 miles High Point: 5,540 feet Elevation gain: 2,650 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Maps: Alpine Lakes West Stevens Pass No. 176S Contact: Skykomish Ranger District: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest  Access: From Everett head east on US 2 for 50 miles turning left onto […]

Johnston Ridge via the Boundary Trail — Shun the road to this historic and magnificent site

  Quick Facts: Location: Mount St Helens Land Agency: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Round Trip: 9.0miles Elevation Gain: 1875 feet Contact: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Green Trails Map:  Mount St Helens 332S Recommended Guidebook: Day Hiking Mount St. Helens by Craig Romano and Aaron Theisen (Mountaineers Books) Notes: dogs prohibited; off […]