Excelsior Pass

Sumas, Washington 98295

Excelsior Pass

Excelsior Pass Professional Review and Guide

"Thanks to a lengthy access road, this hike to the High Divide begins from a trailhead at 1280 m (4200 feet) and is much the easiest of the three routes to Excelsior Pass. For modest effort the rewards are great: a forest of giant hemlocks, extensive alpine meadows and magnificent views of Mount Baker and the Border Peaks.

When the meadows are clear of snow, usually by mid-July, you will find glacier lilies, valerian, hellebore, lupine, monkey-flower, coltsfoot, wood betony and others. The hike is suitable for a family outing; take binoculars and your wildflower book and choose a clear day."

Excelsior Pass Reviews

Do you know something we don't know? Help others by leaving a review.

Excelsior Pass Photos

Help others discover amazing sights!

Trail Information

Sumas
Nearby City
6
Distance
1,100 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Allow 4 hours
Duration
Best July to October
Season

Activity Feed

Nov 2018