DNR Road Rugged Ridge View

Sultan, Washington 98294

DNR Road Rugged Ridge View

DNR Road: Rugged Ridge View Professional Review and Guide

"Take this hike to a panoramic viewpoint overlooking Spada Reservoir and you may find yourself afterward counting trenches in your sleep. I counted seventy-five on my way up—seventy-five energy-wasting, ugly, road-despoiling ditches (some as deep as 30 feet) that had to be climbed into and out of to reach the top.

Sound tiring? Sound worth it? That depends on your attitude. The upside of this hike is complete and almost guaranteed solitude. It’s likely no one else besides you would be crazy enough to negotiate all those ditches just to get up a hill, even with the great view."

DNR Road: Rugged Ridge View Reviews

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8/30/2009
On my way up Sultan Basin Road to this trail, I came to a "Road Closed August 19 - October 19' sign about 3 miles off hwy 2. Wasn't able to do the hike.
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Trail Information

Sultan
Nearby City
5.5
Distance
1,400 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Best spring to fall
Season
2,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,611 feet
Top Elevation
Skykomish Ranger District, Department of Natural Resources
Local Contacts
Green Trails #142 Index; Skykomish Ranger District
Local Maps

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Jul 2018