Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge

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Day Hike - Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge

West Cady Ridge to Benchmark Mtn

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Mileage: 14.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft
5:45 AM at Brickyard Park & Ride
This hike has been on leader's must do list for some time now. Snows have finally/nearly melted, wildflowers are peaking, and blue skies and sunshine are expected this weekend - so this is the perfect time to go! For more motivation, see WTA recent trip report: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/trip-reports/trip_report.2011-08-21.0279384245 Called the benchmark hike in the Central Cascades for its supreme alpine meadows and views, this is not a hike for the faint of heart (very long and very strenuous), but I believe it will be well worth the effort. Hope you'll join me!
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Benchmark Mountain via West Cady Ridge


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