Green Mountain (Glacier Peak)


Day Hike - Green Mountain (Glacier Peak)

This hike goes to the lookout on the summit of Green Mountain . The views are spectacular of North Cascades peaks and Glacier Peak .

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 mph

We will meet at the trail head at 8:30 am . There will be two carpool sites for this hike . The first is at Green Lake Park and Ride North side of 65th under  the freeway. I will arrive at 5:15 am and will leave at 5:30 am. I drive a white Escape and can take four hikers . The other Park and Ride lot is on 128th in Snohomish County . Take I 5 to exit 186 , turn right and go one quarter mile to  McCollum Park Park and Ride lot . I will go there from Green Lake  , arriving by 6:00 am . We will all leave from the  128th Park and Ride at 6:15 am to the trail head . After we leave the Park and Ride , we will travel to the Arlington exit on I 5 , turn right and drive to Darrington . From Darrington travel North on State Route 530 for 7.5 miles , turning right immediately after the Sauk River Bridge onto Forest Road 26 (Suiattle River Road ) . Follow  FR 26 first on pavement, then on gravel for 19 miles , turning left onto FR 2680. Continue 6 miles to the trail head , near the road end ( elevation 3,500 ft) .


Green Mountain (Glacier Peak)

  • Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX

    Green Trails Cascade Pass No. 80

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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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