Yellow Aster Butte


Day Hike - Yellow Aster Butte

This is an incredibly beautiful hike, with non-stop views from the beginning, and all the way through, of not just one, but a multitude of peaks, wildflowers, and berries.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,550 ft

We'll get a very early start, so we can have time for views, wildflowers, ripe berries, and some fine pictures.

This is a truly exceptional hike. Please see the WTA link, and the latest trip reports, they say it all. We'll go at about 1.5 mph and pause often to enjoy ourselves!


Yellow Aster Butte

  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Mount Larrabee
  • See full route/place details.
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
Trip Reports