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    Humpback Mountain Trail

    Difficulty
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    Hard
    Duration
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    3.5-5h
    Distance
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    6.4 km
    Elevation
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    845 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    Humpback Mountain Trail is a moderately trafficked out-and-back trail in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest that is rated as hard. This trail might be short, but it’s very steep and requires some light scrambling to reach the top. If you’re ready to get your legs going, you’ll discover great views at the top.

    Bring bug spray for this hike.

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    Route Description for Humpback Mountain Trail

    Humpback Mountain is a great viewpoint over Lake Annette, Silver Peak, and the surrounding part of the national forest. While the hike is fairly steep and a touch technical, it’s not too long. Bring bug spray for this trail.

    The hike begins from the forest service road, heading north to wrap around the base of the mountain. Just as you round the curve, look for a trail on your right that heads directly up the ridge. You’ll climb a steep, straight trail with no reprieve right to the summit.

    Near the top, there is a light scramble required, but it’s not very difficult to complete. You’ll follow the same trail back down, perhaps stopping to look for quartz near the base of the mountain.

    Getting to the Humpback Mountain Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Humpback Mountain Trail is off National Forest Development Road 5510 south of Tinkham Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      May-October

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      No

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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