100 Classic Hikes Washington  by Craig Romano

100 Classic Hikes Washington Guide Book

by Craig Romano (The Mountaineers Books)
100 Classic Hikes Washington  by Craig Romano
Sun-kissed hills and waves of wildflowers. Turquoise-blue glacial lakes, burbling brooks, and thundering waterfalls. Expansive views from towering lookouts and mountain summits. Scampering whistling pigs, twittering songbirds, or a chance at seeing some larger fauna. You name what you want in a dream hike—and you’ll likely find it in this entirely new edition of the legendary guidebook, 100 Classic Hikes: Washington.

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Trails from the "100 Classic Hikes Washington" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 100.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 100.

Abercrombie and its lofty neighbors form an impressive green wall above the Columbia and Pend Oreille rivers. Just one lousy foot is all that keeps this impressive peak from being Eastern Washington’ ...
Colville, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
Hike through meadows of purple and gold blossoms, forest patches of stunted pines, and talus slopes of volcanic rock to one of the prettiest alpine meadows south of Mount Rainier. Admire resplendent ...
Randle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
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One of the region’s newest parks and trail systems, Badger Mountain is an oasis of natural habitat in an area rapidly being paved over and converted to agricultural uses. Take to Badger’s excellent ...
Richland, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.9
Hike through a recent burn and ancient forest along a lonely ridge to a lofty former lookout site on the eastern edge of the Goat Rocks crest. Marvel at snowy bookend volcanoes Mounts Adams and Rain ...
Naches, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 11
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An elongated peak that’s radiant in color when its copious wildflowers bloom, Benchmark contains some of the Central Cascades’ most supreme alpine meadows. Yet surprisingly, this high point on ...
Skykomish, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 14.4
Set in a large cirque in the rugged Monte Cristo peaks and fed by the Columbia Glacier and icy snowfields clinging to steep, stark slopes, Blanca’s location is as dramatic as any in the Cascade mounta ...
Gold Bar, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
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When it comes to resplendent alpine meadows, the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness can’t be beat. And when it comes to ?ower romps within the wild area named for the longtime senator and champion of conser ...
Leavenworth, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
Soak up stunning nonstop views of river, mountain, and valley from one of the most prominent landmarks in the Columbia River Gorge. Thanks to a dedicated group of conservationists and trail advocates, ...
Washougal, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
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One of the most scenic, accessible, and—not surprisingly—popular high-country romps in the North Cascades takes you from the base of a formidable wall of jagged, icy summits to a high pass dividing th ...
Marblemount, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 12 miles
A touch of Utah in the Northwest! Follow an old ranch road to a weathered corral in an oak grove beneath an impressive natural arch. Then wander through pines and fields home to meadow-larks, re ...
Lyle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
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Hike around the barren, snowy slopes of mesa-like Table Mountain to a chain of a half-dozen of the prettiest alpine lakes in the North Cascades. Traverse shiny talus slopes, ancient forest groves, s ...
Deming, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.3
Situated between Mounts Rainier and Adams, the Goat Rocks are the remnants of a large ancient volcano. Immortalized in the writings of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, the Goat Rocks Wilder ...
Packwood, WA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 14.2
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It’s a tough and exhilarating hike up steep, ?owered slopes and through a natural rock arch to this anvil-shaped peak within the 1980 blast zone. But the views are among the best in the monument. Fr ...
Cougar, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.8
Hike through miles of towering old-growth forest before clambering up a prominent peak on the western edge of the Olympic Mountains. From an aerie summit hovering more than 4000 feet above the satur ...
Quinault, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 14.6
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Roam along one of the loneliest high-ridge trails in Washington, across alpine meadows and subalpine forest, savoring views of the rugged Selkirk Mountains and deep Pend Oreille Valley. Or head off tr ...
Metaline Falls, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8-14.4 miles
Cutthroat Pass straddles the demarcation zone between the wet western and the dry eastern slopes of the Cascades. Easily meander to this broad saddle via the Paci?c Crest Trail (PCT), a 2600-mile Nat ...
Marblemount, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
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There is nothing desolate about this peak. Au contraire, mon frère (et ma soeur)! Desolation is alive in color—shrouded in dazzling alpine flowers during the summer bloom. And the view? C’est magnifiq ...
Marblemount, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.6
Hike across rugged ancient lava ?ows, glacial moraine, and pumice ?elds within the shadow of Washington’s second-highest mountain. On this route along Adam’s northern reaches, savor solitude. Unlik ...
Randle, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 18.6
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The most spectacular hike on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge, Dog Mountain offers much to bark about. Straddling the transition zone between swirling clouds and golden rays of sunshine ...
Cook, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.3
This hike begins on Cypress Island. Stand upon a grassy, rocky high knob on the largest relatively undeveloped San Juan island, and embrace one of the archipelago’s finest views. Gaze out to majesti ...
Anacortes, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
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