Skyline Divide


Day Hike - Skyline Divide

A beautiful ridge hike with jaw dropping views of Mt Baker!

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

Meet 8:30 at the Glacier Public Service Center  Drive Directions ,  and we'll consolidate cars for the drive  to the TH.

A Northwest Forest Pass is required

Per WTA Skyline Divide hike description, we'll be hiking  on a ridgeline of gently rolling knolls to the 6th knoll, at elevation 6,563 feet, with incredible  views of Mt Baker all a long the way! 

Skyline Divide Topo Map

For those interested, Bruce Barcklow and I will be co-leading two more hikes in the area, Excelsior Peak on 8/31 and Church Mountain on 9/1.  We'll be camping at the Douglas Fir campground on 8/30 and 8/31.


Skyline Divide

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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