Yellow Aster Butte

Trip

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.

Info
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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.

Route/Place

Yellow Aster Butte


Roster
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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