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Mount Pilchuck and Mushroom Hunting

Trail was wet from some recent snow melting and rain, but overcast skies. Plenty of mushrooms to find. 3rd time up, but it’s a fun…

Too many people

I guess you don’t have to love all the hikes and that’s how I feel about this one. The road despite being in a lifted…

Playing on Pilchuck

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”…

Mount Pilchuck

The last trip report was filed four days ago, and the road up to the trailhead is still terrible. I drove up in the ol’…

Pilchuck

Pilchuck was fairly busy when I arrived at the trailhead, but there were still spaces to park. I saw many friendly people on the way…

Walking in the clouds

This is a beautiful hike. The road up is rough. It was cloudy at the top so we didn’t get the views but the lookout…

If Pilchuck could chuck wood

A true PNW hike through the mist, this was a well marked trail with a little bit of everything – covered, open, rocks, mud, roots,…

Mount Pilchuck

Wonderful views, be prepared to scramble to the top.

Mount Pilchuck

Great hike. Really enjoyed the rocky terrain and light bouldering. I think this is the “easiest” of the six but only because it’s shorter. It…

Mount Pilchuck

The road is always terrible, but the trail is beautiful!  There are a few snow patches, but they’re easy to pass.  The tower is open…

Best 360 view in the PNW!

Beware of the road! We punctured a tire on our way in, which made for a really challenging drive home.

Mt Pilchuck

Pleasant hike, the lookout tower was just being open. The views are incredible, the trail is marked well.

Mt. Pilchuck winter route

We have ventured to Mount Pilchuck again this year in June, as we very much enjoy hiking the trail in snow. The road to the…

Pilchuck for Views and Climb

Another great hike, I can feel myself getting my mountain legs together.  The views from this peak are incredible because you can see Seattle and…

Mt pilchuck

Road up was ridiculous lol. Potholes more like craters. trail was mostly rock. Excellent view up top

Mount Pilchuck

Very fun day! Trail is super rocky after about the first mile. Definitely an ankle burner if you aren’t paying attention. Started at 7:30 am…

All Rocks, all the time

Add 40 minutes to an hour to drive the last 6 miles to the trailhead. The drive up may have been more difficult than the…

Mount Pilchuck

When people say the road to get there is rough… they mean ROUGH. Loved this hike. Started around 6am on a Saturday morning and had…

Pilchuck Could Chuck

This was a planned sunrise hike, however, the last few miles of dirt road took so long because of the very large pot holes some…

Mount Buggy

It was a perfect day for this hike. Not too hot, but dry. There was fog at the top, so we didn’t get access to…

Destination: The great Unknown

After the final treacherous 5 miles of abysmally deep crater-like pot holes, and 45 minutes later (driving carefully as if I was wheeling on the…

Pining Up Pinchuck

I got a late start from the trailhead at 9:45am. I hiked the trail on a Wednesday, and the parking lot was barely half-full by…

Fire Tower lookout

The hike was very busy, many people with and without masks.  Black flies were present, but not too bad.  The trail was rocky, but easily…

Pilchuk

A great hike, lots of variety in terrain, incredible views once you make it to the top. A few too many other hikers, but it…

Mount Pilchuck

The last part of the trail just before the boulder scramble/ladder climb had a lot of snow. It was very slick from all of the…

Mt Pilchuck

Hiked with my Dad, husband and 3 kids: 15, 13, 10.

Beautiful day on Pilchuck

The road to the TH is full of potholes, with few down trees, but you can drive around safely. Got to the TH just before…

Pilchuck with snow!

It was a beautiful day! Lots of snow on this trail still. highly recommend micro spikes and poles! The road up to the parking lot…

Mount Pilchuck

First time, glad i had proper equipment for snow areas.

Pilchuck

Parked 1/4 mile down the road due to snow on the road. Trail was snow covered basically the entire way. Mostly skiers and riders at…

The Mis-Adventures of Mount Pilchuck

The road up is very bad, high-clearance vehicle highly recommend (although I did see a Prius near the trailhead when I returned). There is a…

Pilchuck Amusement park

we arrived at 7;30 am and there were already cars lining the road side. there was still alot of snow at the bottom so you…

Pilchuck Amusement park

we arrived at mount pilchuck around 7;30 in the morning and the parking lot was already getting full. The trail up was beautiful when you…

Only a few left!!

Making your own trails in the snow and snowboarding most of the way back.

Mount Pilchuck

No view from the top, to cloudy…but still a beautiful hike and a great day…had to hike the road to the trailhead, the lower gate…