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
Map
  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Day Hike - Yellow Aster Butte

Exploring Nature Trip
Yellow Aster Butte has wide meadows full of flowers, wide views and interesting nooks to
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Sun, Aug 12, 2018
No Prerequisites
10 participants
Registration opens Jul 10
Seattle Branch

Backpack - Yellow Aster Butte

Backpacking Trip
Take in the beauty of the North Cascades with flower meadows, stunning ridges and stellar
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Sat, Aug 25, 2018 - Sun, Aug 26, 2018
No Prerequisites
14 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closes Aug 18
Foothills Branch
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