Baldy & Tyler Peak

In summer there's trail to the top of Baldy. Adding Tyler Peak will add some scrambling. Enjoy views of Mount Constance, Warrior Peak, the Dungeness Valley, Blue Mountain, Elk Mountain, Sequim Bay, Mount Angeles, and Mount Olympus.

Getting There

From US 101 near Sequim Bay State Park, turn west onto Luella Road  and then left onto Palo Alto Road. In 6 miles, turn right onto Forest Road  2880 and then turn left onto Forest Road 2870 in 1.7 miles. In 9 miles, reach the large parking area just past the Dungeness River Bridge (2,500 ft).

Alternative Trailhead: Continue on Forest Road 2870 and turn left onto Forest Road 2870-120. Continue to its end and the trailhead (3,300 ft).

approach & ascent

Baldy (6,797 ft)

Hike the Upper Dungeness Trail to it junction with the Lower Maynard Burn Trail.  Turn right and head steeply up. Reach the junction with the spur trail on Forest Road 2870-120 (3,300 ft) in 1.6 miles (if you start here, you'll save 5.2 miles round trip and 800 feet of elevation gain). Continue on to the  saddle east of Baldy (6,200 ft). Turn left and continue over the false summit and to the true summit of Baldy. This last bit on the ridge is off trail on a boot path. It's 10.4 miles round trip with 4,475 feet of elevation gain.

Tyler Peak (6,364 ft)

From the summit of Baldy, hike back to the saddle to the east (6,200 ft). The descend 0.8 mile to the knob west of Tyler Peak. Scramble up Tyler Peak. Descend by retracing your steps. Alternatively, consider descending the trail east of Mueller Creek that starts at 5,900 ft on the way back towards Baldy. This adds ~2 miles and 600 feet of elevation gain.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Scrambling
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous, Rock Scramble, Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Length: 10.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,475 ft
  • 6,797 ft
  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
  • Custom Correct Gray Wolf - Dosewallips
  • USGS Mt Deception
  • USGS Tyler Peak
  • Red Marker
    47.877731, -123.136947
    47.8777313578 -123.136947156
  • Red Marker
    47.895169, -123.189182
    47.8951685052 -123.189182281

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