Norway Pass–Mount Margaret

Cougar, Washington

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Hike to a high summit in the heart of the 1980 St. Helens blast zone, marveling at sweeping views of a leveled landscape now draped in new greenery and flush with dazzling wildflowers. From Norway Pass, cherish a classic view of Spirit Lake sparkling below the mountain that greatly altered it. And from Mount Margaret, savor views of the volcanic monument and other volcanoes north, south, and east. Nature has been regreening and repopulating the area since the eruption. Mountain ash, huckleberry bushes, and firs carpet the formerly ravaged landscape. And throughout the summer, wildflowers paint the pumiced slopes in an array of dazzling colors.
100 Classic Hikes Washington

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100 Classic Hikes Washington

by Craig Romano (The Mountaineers Books)

Hike to a high summit in the heart of the 1980 St. Helens blast zone, marveling at sweeping views of a leveled landscape now draped in new greenery and flush with dazzling wildflowers. From Norway Pass, cherish a classic view of Spirit Lake sparkling below the mountain that greatly altered it. And from Mount Margaret, savor views of the volcanic monument and other volcanoes north, south, and east.

Nature has been regreening and repopulating the area since the eruption. Mountain ash, huckleberry bushes, and firs carpet the formerly ravaged landscape. And throughout the summer, wildflowers paint the pumiced slopes in an array of dazzling colors.

© 2016 Craig Romano/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Cougar
Distance: 11.4
Elevation Gain: 2,375 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Season: Best July through October
Local Contacts: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Local Maps: Green Trails, Mount St. Helens No. 332S
Driving Directions: Directions to Norway Pass–Mount Margaret

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