Artist Ridge Trail

Glacier, Washington 98244

Artist Ridge Trail

Artist Ridge Trail Professional Review and Guide

"If you’re pressed for time, make this the one hike you do on your visit to the Mount Baker–Mount Shuksan area. You get the best of everything— countless Cascade peaks, subalpine meadows, snowfields for silly August snowball fights, and close-up views of both Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan—with the least amount of effort.

The view from the parking lot itself is awesome, but for more, find the paved trailhead at the southeast corner of the parking lot (Mount Shuksan side) and follow the trail for about 100 yards to a south-facing vista. (In theory the trail has interpretive signs, but either vandals or the 25 feet of snow that falls here each year have done away with them.)"

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Trail Information

Glacier
Nearby City
1
Distance
150 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
45 minutes
Duration
Summer-Fall
Season
Mount Baker National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
Green Trails Mount Shuksan 14
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018