Silver Peak

A moderate, 5.6 mile round trip hike with 1,900 feet of elevation gain. Hike along the Pacific Crest Trail from Windy Pass to a junction and then on a path to the rocky summit.

getting there

Take Exit 54 off of I-90 and right and then left. Continue through the parking lot and then east on Hyak Estate Drive which becomes Forest Road 9070. Continue 6 miles passing the Twin Lakes and Mount Catherine Trailheads to the Pacific Crest Trailhead (PCT) at Windy Pass (3,800 ft).

on the trail

Hike south along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) 2 miles to a junction. From here, head west and up on the path that leads to the summit of Silver Peak (5,605 ft).

information for leaders


If you're planning a scramble or winter scramble of Silver Peak, please use our Silver, Tinkham & Abiel Peaks route/place and choose "Silver Peak" from the alternate titles list.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
  • 5,605 ft
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
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