Tronsen Ridge

An 5-8 mi round trip open ridge walk with 1,000 ft elevation gain. Views to Mission Ridge, the Stuart Range, Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker. An excellent wildflower walk with flowers appearing with snowmelt. Motorcycles allowed after mid-June.

on the trail

The entire ridge is7 mi. From north to south, the ridge gains 1,600 ft and lose 200 ft. Hike from the north or the south as far as you like to enjoy the views and wildflowers.

Northern Trailhead: Access from Five Mile Road (Forest Road 7224) off of SR 97.  This road is rutted and steep and requires a high clearance vehicle.

Southern Trailhead: Access from Forest Road 9712.


  • See Tweedy's Lewisia and Lyall's Mariposa lily may be seen along with 55 other varieties of wildflowers.
  • Views to Mission Ridge, the Stuart Range, Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker.
  • The entire ridge may be done as a key exchange or with a car shuttle.
  • Motorcycles allowed after mid-June.
  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
  • USGS Liberty
  • Green Trails Wenatchee No. 211S
  • Green Trails Liberty No. 210

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