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    Silver Peak Trail

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    8.7 km
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    591 m
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    Silver Peak Trail is a hike in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest that is rated as hard. This hike is actually quite moderate until the end, where a lofty summit push requires a bit of scrambling. The first half follows the Pacific Crest Trail. You’ll complete 591 m of elevation gain for a great view of the nearby mountains.

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    Route Description for Silver Peak Trail

    Silver Peak Trail is a beautiful hike, and although you’ll need to take on a Class I scramble to reach the summit, a good portion of the trail is actually quite moderate. Watch for hornets at the peak, they’ve decided to set up shop.

    The first half of the trail follows the Pacific Crest Trail. The trailhead is located at the intersection of National Forest Development Road 9070 and the Pacific Crest Trail. Go south from the intersection.

    After about 2.7 km, there is an unsigned junction, so keep an eye out for it. Keep right onto Silver Peak Trail. This second portion of the hike gets quite steep, with some hands-on effort required to crest the peak. There are no switchbacks to help you out, so you’ll need to climb straight up.

    Savour the view of Granite Mountain, Snoqualmie Mountain, Catherine Mountain, and more before heading back down the same way you came up.

    Insider Hints for Silver Peak Trail

    • The road to this trail is in poor condition, so a capable vehicle is recommended.

    Getting to the Silver Peak Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Silver Peak Trail is at the end of Forest Road 9070.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground


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    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly


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    • Route Type

      Out and back

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