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Mt. Si

 47 votes

6.6 Miles 10.7 Kilometers


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Singletrack

3,281' 1,000 m

Ascent

-3,282' -1,000 m

Descent

3,999' 1,219 m

High

717' 219 m

Low

19%

Avg Grade (11°)

41%

Max Grade (22°)

All Clear

26 days agoUpdate

A steep, well-maintained trail takes you atop Mt. Si with outrageous views of Puget Sound.

Benjamin Pontecorvo

Overview

Discovery Pass required year round.
This is a classic, well-traveled hike leading to the top of Mt. Si. There is a small portion of scrambling at the summit that is optional.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

From the trailhead, follow the well marked "Mt. Si Trailhead" or just follow the throngs of people on this deservedly popular trail. The endless switchbacks and steep terrain begin almost immediately, and will continue until the very top. This trail offers intermediate terrain that can be useful for both the novice hiker and a more experienced outdoors person training for a bigger objective. You'll gain more than 3000 vertical feet in under four miles of beautiful old growth forest. The canopy finally breaks close to the top, revealing some views to the South.

Once out of the forest, there are many outcroppings to enjoy your lunch and some views. Most people will stop here- but the more adventurous can continue uphill and right on a stony path to the Haystack, Mt. Si's true summit. This extra 150 ft of scrambling is class 3/4 and is well worth is as the views to the North are revealed.

On your way down please do not cut trails. What saves you 30 seconds can cause decades of damage. Also you'll need a discovery pass to park at the lot. Have fun!

Flora & Fauna

You will walk over three miles through old growth forest.

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Nov 27, 2017
Tingwei Chang
Wet trail. Snow on the tree at the peak, but not on the trail. Took me 2:20 uphill and 2 hours downhill. Fascinating view at the top when the cloud… 6.6mi
Nov 19, 2017
Jake Riley
Fantastic view at the snow covered top. Trail through the woods was fairly standard but the summit destination was worth the grind. Bring yaktraks! 6.6mi
Oct 8, 2017
Michael Bautista
We climb the haystack. Amazing view but take extra care. 6.6mi
Oct 4, 2017
Brandon Thomas
Oct 1, 2017
Ryann Blake
Oct 1, 2017
Bergen Fuglestad
Sep 26, 2017
Jonathan Murillo
6.6mi
Sep 9, 2017
Jay Rosencrantz

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  4.3 from 47 votes

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Conditions


All Clear 26 days ago
Mostly Dry - The last half mile to the top is snow covered and slippery. But the ascent to the summit through the woods is dry and clear
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