Coldwater Peak, Harry's Ridge & Pumice Plain


Day Hike - Harry's Ridge

Wildflower hike along the ridge of America's most famous volcano

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 970 ft
  • Pace: 2-2.5 mph

Details of where/when to meet will be emailed to registered participants closer to the date of the hike.

Nothing can beat the feeling of being close to a volcano surrounded by wildflowers.  Ruby red paintbrush and purple lupine adorn shy Loowit. They say you get a 1 in 4 chance of seeing her completely without clouds covering her beauty. Fingers crossed we will get a sun-filled blue bird sky day with some nice higher up puffy white clouds for contrast.

Remember to lather up on sunscreen and have plenty of extra water - the sun at this location scorches and dehydrates hikers fairly easily this time of year.

Pace of  hiking will be a comfortable 2-2.5 mph to enjoy the sights and have plenty of opportunitites to take photos.


Coldwater Peak, Harry's Ridge & Pumice Plain

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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