Monday, July 22, 2013

KUOW- Hike of the Week- Iron Peak

Updated July 22, 2013
Hike with great views of Mt Stuart, Mt Rainier, and others. Also still has wildflowers. Trail is near Cle Elum.   Thanks to Karen Sykes for some of the photos.

Mt Stuart in the background @ Karen Sykes

Bring your Green Trails Maps- One of the 10 essentials

Check out map 209 for this hike
View of Esmeralda Peak on way up
Microseris @ Karen Sykes
Alpine Spring Beauty @ Karen Sykes
View of Mt Daniel from the top
Resting at the pass @ Karen Sykes
Driving directions: From Seattle drive east on I-90 to East Cle Elum, exit 85. Cross over the freeway overpass and turn right (northbound) on State Route 970. Cross the Teanaway River bridge, and in another mile turn left onto Teanaway Road. Drive north on Teanaway Road, veering right as it becomes first the North Fork Teanaway Road and then unpaved Forest Road 9737 at 29 Pines Campground. Continue north for almost to road end and trailhead is on the right and small parking on left. If you driven to the end of the road you will need to drive back close to 1/8 of a mile

Trail stats: 7 miles roundtrip 2700 gain high point 6100'

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