Dirty Harrys Balcony

A moderate, 5 mile hike with 1300 ft in elevation gain. This is a road turned trail hike in second growth forest to an impressive views of the South Fork Snoqualmie Valley, McCellan Butte, Bandera, Mount Rainier and Rattlesnake Ridge.


  • Please check the Dirty Harry's Balcony via Putrid Pete Trail listing to ensure we do not have two Mountaineers groups going to the same location. 


  • As of 2017, the Snoqualmie Ranger District considers Mountaineers trips and courses to be "nominal use". Leaders should print and copy this designation letter to show rangers they may see on trail or carry a digital copy on their phone.

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • 2,600 ft
  • USGS Bandera

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