Church Mountain


Day Hike - Church Mountain

A great dayhike for fantastic views of Mt Baker and Mt Shuksan!

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,750 ft

Meet 8:30 at the Glacier Public Service Center  Drive Directions,  and we'll consolidate cars for the drive to the TH.

A Northwest Forest Pass is required

Per WTA Church Mountain hike description, this strenuous hike is rewarded by a vast panorama of North Cascade mountains! 

Church Mtn Topo Map

For those interested, Bruce Barcklow and I will be co-leading two more hikes in the area, Skyline Divide on 8/30 and Excelsior Peak on 8/31.  We'll be camping at the Douglas Fir campground  on 8/30 and 8/31.


Church Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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