Mount Pilchuck


Day Hike - Mount Pilchuck

Relatively short 2.7 mile, 2,300 feet ascent gets you 360-degree views of Mount Baker, Mount Rainier and the Olympics from the restroed fire lookout at the summit.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • Pace: 1,5 mph or a oace comfortable for all

Meet at the trailhead at 7:30.  This is a very popular hike, so please carpool if you can.


Mount Pilchuck

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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