Windy Ridge and the Plains of Abraham

A hike along barren, blasted ridges to a pumice plain on the northeast corner of Mount St. Helens with incredible views of the Cascade volcanoes and surreal terrain. The terrain is exposed with very little shade.

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Hike the Truman Trail traversing Windy Ridge for 1.7 miles before it turns into the Abraham Trail.  The Abraham Trail includes a steep climb via a series of sand ladders.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 8.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft
  • 4,850 ft
  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S
  • Trails Illustrated Mt Saint. Helens/Mount Adams
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