Yellow Aster Butte


Day Hike - Yellow Aster Butte

This is a naturalist hike which means frequent stops to enjoy and identify flowers, look at birds and pick berries.

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

65th Street Park and Ride at 6:30 AM or trailhead at 9:15 AM

Be prepared to be awed by the views of Mt. Baker and other surrounding mountains and by the blaze and variety of wildflowers on this better than average hike. On hot days plenty of water is needed.


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
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