Coldwater Peak, Harry's Ridge & Pumice Plain


Day Hike - Harry's Ridge

On a clear day we will have great views of Mount Saint Helens and Spirit Lake. Hopefully there will be some fall color and late-blooming wildflowers left.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2.0 mph

Meeting times and location will be sent to registered participants a few days prior to the trip.  

The vast majority of this hike is exposed to the elements, so participants will need to monitor the weather forecast and come prepared with the Ten Essentials, water, snacks/lunch, and layered clothing.  There is the possibility of stopping on the way home for a snack or meal at the Fire Mountain Grill along Highway 504 depending on participant's preferences.  


Coldwater Peak, Harry's Ridge & Pumice Plain

  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Green Trails Spirit Lake No. 332

    Green Trails Mt St Helens No. 364
  • See full route/place details.
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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