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675 mi 1,086 km of trail 8 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 47 Trails Intermediate Trails 79 Trails Hard Trails 70 Trails

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If in the area, be sure to checkout Birdsview Brewing on Highway-20, just west of the Baker Lake Road near Concrete. They have a quality selection of beer brewed on site and medium priced food.
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Gems in Mt. Baker National Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Alpine lakes like this are just beauties.

Blue Lake

(5) Sedro-W…, WA
gem Favorite The view from the top.

Winchester Mountain Lookout

(2) Peacefu…, WA

Runs in Mt. Baker National Forest - 8

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Favorite A layer of fog shrouding the views below Mount Pilchuck.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Pilchuck Trail

5.4 mi 8.6 km • Out and Back • 2,087 ft Ascent 636.07 m Ascent

(37) Granite…, WA
Favorite Itswoot Ridge, White Rock Lakes, and Dome Peak along the Ptarmigan Traverse
Extremely Difficult

Ptarmigan Traverse

34.7 mi 55.8 km • Point to Point • 11,003 ft Ascent 3353.7 m Ascent

(2) Diablo, WA
Favorite Mt. Baker's Cone and the Coleman Glacier pose for a photo taken from Heliotrope Divide.
Intermediate/Difficult

Heliotrope Divide

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 1,636 ft Ascent 498.56 m Ascent

(13) Peacefu…, WA
Favorite Blue Lake and Johnson Mountain
Difficult

White Pass to Pilot Ridge Loop

28.5 mi 45.9 km • Loop • 7,886 ft Ascent 2403.71 m Ascent

(2) Skykomish, WA
Favorite Waterfall
Intermediate

Boulder River Trail

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Out and Back • 773 ft Ascent 235.5 m Ascent

(13) Darrington, WA
Favorite Do you see these flowers?
Intermediate

Ptarmigan Ridge Out and Back

8.5 mi 13.8 km • Out and Back • 1,529 ft Ascent 465.93 m Ascent

(5) Peacefu…, WA
Favorite Wildflowers from the meadow
Intermediate/Difficult

Church Mountain Trail

8.6 mi 13.9 km • Out and Back • 3,639 ft Ascent 1109.21 m Ascent

(5) Peacefu…, WA
Favorite Alpine flowers.
Intermediate

Ski to Sea - Alpine Run Leg

3.3 mi 5.4 km • Point to Point • 836 ft Ascent 254.92 m Ascent

(1) Peacefu…, WA

Trails in Mt. Baker National Forest - 188

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Lake TwentyTwo Trail
Intermediate
Granite Falls, WA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Granite Falls, WA 61 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #2Heather Lake Trail
Intermediate
Granite Falls, WA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Granite Falls, WA 24 
4.1 mi 6.5 km #3Hidden Lake Trail #745
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.5 km Darrington, WA 14 
5.1 mi 8.1 km #4Chain Lakes Trail #682
Intermediate/Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.1 mi 8.1 km Peaceful Valley, WA 13 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Winchester Mountain
Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
14.4 mi 23.2 km #6Copper Ridge Trail
Difficult
Diablo, WA
Difficult
14.4 mi 23.2 km Diablo, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #7Picture Lake Path
Easy
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Peaceful Valley, WA
4.4 mi 7.0 km #8Lake Ann Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.4 mi 7.0 km Peaceful Valley, WA
12.2 mi 19.7 km #9Lost Creek Ridge Trail #646
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
12.2 mi 19.7 km Darrington, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Artist Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Peaceful Valley, WA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #11Fire and Ice Trail
Easy
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy
0.6 mi 0.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #12Park Butte Trail #603
Intermediate/Difficult
Sudden Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.7 km Sudden Valley, WA
59.4 mi 95.6 km #13Pacific Crest Trail: Snoqualmie Region
Extremely Difficult
Darrington, WA
Extremely Difficult
59.4 mi 95.6 km Darrington, WA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #14Church Lake
Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
6.7 mi 10.7 km #15Suiattle River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.7 mi 10.7 km Darrington, WA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #16Dock Butte Trail
Difficult
Sudden Valley, WA
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Sudden Valley, WA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #17Boulder River
Intermediate
Darrington, WA
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km Darrington, WA
5.6 mi 9.0 km #18Perry Creek Trail
Difficult
Darrington, WA
Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Darrington, WA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #19Dickerman Mountain Trail #710
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Darrington, WA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Horseshoe Bend Trail #687
Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Peaceful Valley, WA

Photos of Mt. Baker National Forest - 243

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Kool Aid Lake Bivouac site on the Ptarmigan Traverse.  Johannesburg in the right side background.
Oct 11, 2016 near Diablo, WA
Kool-Aid Lake, Arts Knoll and Mt. Formidable.  Taken from the bivouac site at Kool Aid lake on the Ptarmigan Traverse.
Oct 11, 2016 near Diablo, WA
Topping out on Hannegan Peak with Mt. Baker in the background
Apr 23, 2015 near Peacefu…, WA
Mt Shuksan's Glorious Reflection in the Still Waters of Lake Ann
Oct 10, 2018 near Peacefu…, WA
Bivy and Mt. Formidable
May 12, 2019 near Diablo, WA
End of a great trail.
Sep 1, 2019 near Peacefu…, WA
Two arched bridge sections add some unexpected flair to the alpine scenery.
Sep 1, 2019 near Peacefu…, WA
Descending with Mt. Shukshan in the background.
Sep 1, 2019 near Peacefu…, WA

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