Day Hike - Umtanum Ridge


Day Hike - Umtanum Ridge

A strenuous hike up to Umtanum Ridge with great displays of flowers & wonderful views. Some birds & butterflies in the lower areas.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,370 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Meet at the 65th P&R at 7:00 AM or the trail head at roughly 9 AM.

This is a naturalist hike so we will be stopping continuously to look at plants, birds & butterflies as well as the great views.  


Umtanum Ridge

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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