This hike starts off at Crystal Mountain Ski area. Since no snow some great hikes. Photos by Karen Sykes and Dennis Long.
View of Mt. Adams from the Pacific Crest Trail. Most of this week will offer great views based on current weather forecast.
Green Trails Maps- One of the 10 essentials
Check out Green Trails Maps for directions. Map for this week's trip is 269S . Click link below for complete list of maps.http:// http://greentrailsmaps.com/maps/index_Map_wa/
Lots of flowers still out- Paintbrush and Pearly everlasting @Sykes
Trail Stats: 7 miles roundtip and 1500 gain. Start up trail 1156 (Bullion Basin) take this 2.2 miles to the Crest Trail (2000 trail number). Go right (south) and hike about 2 miles to Bear Gap. Then take trail 1193 west to Henskin Lake. Finally, right on 1192 north back to Bullion Basin Trail 1156 and back to ski area and your car.
Driving directions and trail stats are our best estimates. Please bring map-compass-GPS