Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


Day Hike - Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

This trip is a hike to the top of Mount Defiance. Currently not listed in the Mountaineers files. Putrid Pete hike/climb is harder that this hike.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,580 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,584 ft

We will meet at North Bend Safeway Parking lot, near clock tower at 7:30 then drive to trailhead, Ira Spring Trail off I 90.

Note there is no water on the trail except a lake.

Please note the elevation gain. If you've not done a 1900' or more gain in the last month, you may wan to look for another hike.


Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

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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