Yellow Aster Butte

Yellow Aster Butte is a strenuous, 7.5 mile in-and-out day hike with 2,550 ft in elevation gain. The trail cuts up steeply, passing through a beautiful wild berry basin halfway up, and onto a prominent butte with panoramic views. Mount Baker, Mount Shuksan, Goat Mountain, and the panoramic view of the Picket Range are the highlights of this super scenic hike.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Length: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,550 ft
  • 6,150 ft
  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14
  • Red Marker
    48.943409, -121.662633
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  • Red Marker
    48.950279, -121.682889
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