Day Hike - Scorpion Mountain


Day Hike - Scorpion Mountain

An outstanding hike in the Wild Sky with incredible views.

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft

Brickyard Road Park and Ride at 7:10 am for carpooling to trailhead.

Hope to arrive at trailhead by 9:00 am.

One of the best hikes in the Skykomish Valley. This hike has everything: forests, meadows, ridgelines and views. It ends in an incredible 360 view of mountains, lakes, and valleys.


Scorpion Mountain

  • USGS Monte Cristo

    USGS Bench Mark Mtn

    Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144
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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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