Winchester Mountain

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Day Hike - Winchester Mountain

A twofer hike of both the Winchester Mtn. and High Pass trails with spectacular views of the North Cascades.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Meet at 7:30 a.m. in Bellingham to consolidate carpools. Get off I5 at Exit 255. Turn right or east on the Mt. Baker Hwy. (542). Turn left at the first light into Sunset Square. Turn right again and park east of Skagit Bank.

Aug 5, Sat. – Winchester Mtn. & High Pass, (GT #14, Mount Shuksan). 7 mi. and 2,600’ elev. gain. Pace will be moderate with breaks for views and snacks. A treat to share is always welcome. Hint, the leader likes cookies. The party limit will be 5 until I confirm that we have at least one other high clearance vehicle for the very rough road to the trailhead. If another high clearance vehicle is available the limit will be raised to 8. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in Bellingham to consolidate carpools. Get off I5 at Exit 255. Turn right or east on the Mt. Baker Hwy. (542). Turn left at the first light into Sunset Square. Turn right again and park east of Skagit Bank. Leader Chuck Gustafson, 360-766-4045 (landline). Please no calls after 7:00 p.m. and NO texts.

Route/Place

Winchester Mountain



  • USGS Mt Larrabee

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
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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
  11. Boots.  Please no trail shoes.
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