Skyline Divide

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Day Hike - Skyline Divide

Skyline divide is flower full and well worth the climb to get there with the long florabundant traverse.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

65th street park and ride at 6:30 AM or trailhead at 9:15 AM

This hike affords head on views of Mt Baker and Shuksan from a flower filled traverse. The views and fields seem endless. If the view is not there look down, if it is look both up and down. This is a naturalist hike which means we stop for views, flowers and berries. We probably will not do the full 9 miles if berries are out. I can't pick and hike at the same time.

Route/Place

Skyline Divide


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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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