Mount St Helens Summit

Cougar, Washington

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On this climb up Mount St. Helens, snowshoers can simply walk straight up the deep snow piled on the flank of the big volcano, taking a direct approach to the rim of the massive crater. Along the way, they can enjoy sweeping views out over the southern reaches of Washington’s Cascades.
Snowshoe Routes: Washington

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Snowshoe Routes: Washington

by Dan A. Nelson (The Mountaineers Books)

On this climb up Mount St. Helens, snowshoers can simply walk straight up the deep snow piled on the flank of the big volcano, taking a direct approach to the rim of the massive crater. Along the way, they can enjoy sweeping views out over the southern reaches of Washington’s Cascades.

© 2015 Dan A. Nelson/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Snowshoeing
Nearby City: Cougar
Distance: 8
Elevation Gain: 5,700 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 9 hours
Season: Late December through early February
Local Contacts: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Local Maps: Green Trails: Mount St. Helens Northwest No. 364S
Driving Directions: Directions to Mount St. Helens Summit

Recent Trail Reviews

12/5/2006
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i thought this was a good trail. it was tough and requires a lot of energy. i had a lot of fun and it was well marked.



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