Loowit Falls


Day Hike - Loowit Falls

We will hike across the blast zone to the mouth of Mount St. Helen crater and view a glacier born waterfall cascading into a chasm.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,250 ft


The hike leader is a volunteer at Mount St. Helens and will stay overnight at the Monument in order to volunteer the next day.  She will not be able to carry passengers.



Loowit Falls

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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