Sulphur Mountain

A 13 mile scramble with 4,900 feet of gain with stunning views of Glacier Peak and surrounding peaks.

Temporary Closure

4/15/21 Update: In the aftermath of the Downey Mountain fire in 2020, the Suiattle River Road is closed west of Downey Creek, at about mile 19. This closure includes all trails beyond the road closure: Downey Creek Trail (No. 768), Sulphur Creek Trail (No. 793), Sulphur Mountain Trail (No. 794), Suiattle River Trail (No. 784), Bachelor Creek Trail (No. 796), and the Sulphur Creek Campground. Please check with the Darrington Ranger District for the most up to date information.

getting there

From SR-530, 8 miles north of Darringtom, turn onto Forest Road 26 (Suiattle River Road) and drive to its end.

Approach & Ascent

Hike the Sulfur Mountain Trail from the Suiattle River Road which switchbacks steeply for 5.5 miles to an old lookout site. Scramble roughly southeast for approximately 1 mile and 700 feet of elevation gain to the summit. 

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Scrambling
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • Length: 13.0
  • Elevation Gain: 4,900 ft
  • 6,735 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112
  • USGS Lime Mountain
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