Burroughs Mountain


Day Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain

Fall colors and a close up view of Tahoma. This is Burroughs the old fashioned way, from White River Campground. Goats are often seen up here.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,400 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

0630 at Enumclaw Ranger station

Starting from the White River campground we will hike the WT 2.5 miles and 2,000' of elevation gain up to Sunrise. From there we will head out along the Sunrise Rim trail to first and second Burroughs.  After 2nd Burroughs we will drop down the ridge and pick up the trail coming up from Glacier Basin. Heading down this trail we will connect up with the GB trail which takes us back to the White River campground.


Burroughs Mountain

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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