Norse Peak

Norse Peak is a strenuous, 10.6 mile in-and-out day hike with 2,800 ft in elevation gain. The trail switchbacks steeply up the mountain, with Mount Rainier rising above Crystal Mountain. There is an old lookout tower and amazing 360 degree views from the peak.

FOr leaders

Permit information

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.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 10.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • 6,858 ft
  • USGS Bumping Lake
  • Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271
  • Red Marker
    46.964215, -121.482604
    46.9642150185 -121.48260355
  • Red Marker
    46.956811, -121.452649
    46.9568107951 -121.45264864

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Norse Peak

Day Hiking Trip
Preference given to Olympia Conditioning Hiking students. This is a strenuous hike, Leader Permission required.
Difficulty: Strenuous
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
6 participants
Registration opens May 11
Olympia Branch
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