Hiking The Monitor Ridge Trail
The 7th most popular hiking trail in Washington.
Monday 11 July 2016 03:03 GMT
The 10 mile round-trip hike on the Monitor Ridge Trails is a strenuous but non-technical ascent to the sawtoothed rim overlooking the crater and growing lava dome. Be prepared for the 4,600 feet vertical climb through some loose ash.
Overall, Monitor Ridge Trail is the 7th most popular hiking trail of all 56 hikes in Washington. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Monitor Ridge Trail including Juniper Peak Trail, Marble Mountain, Buck Creek Trail, Cold Springs Trail / Gotchen Creek Trail, Monte Carlo / Monte Cristo Loop Trail, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Siouxon Trail, .