Mount Washington (Snoqualmie, winter)

A strenuous snowshoe or winter scramble of 8 miles and 3,200 feet of gain, off Interstate 90 just east of North Bend in the Snoqualmie Region. Views of North Bend, Mailbox Peak, and Mount Si.

getting there

Take Exit 38 off of I-90, just a few miles east of North Bend.  Turn right onto US 10  and then right into Olallie State Park.

approach & ascent

Follow the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail (formerly Iron Horse/John Wayne Trail) west about 1,000 feet to the unmarked trail heading up the hill.

information for leaders


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: Strenuous, Winter Scramble
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • 4,405 ft
  • Green Trails Bandera No. 206
  • USGS Chester Morse Lake
  • Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

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