WE WILL NEED TO TAKE TWO CARS
Northwest Forest Pass required....
Once you RSVP, Msg me and I'll give you my number in case you need to cancel short notice
I have this hike posted for July 21st but since I don't have a hiked planned for this coming weekend I'm thinking I might go check it out before taking the group up there.
I'm just looking for a small group but we will need two cars. Is anybody interested in driving down and doing the 11 mile loop with me and taking time to explore and take pictures??
It's a dry trail so you will need lots of water and all the things you would normally bring on a hike.. I'm not a fast hiker but I do not turn back once I start, so make sure your up for this, This is not a beginner hike... NO COTTON, NO JEANS..10 Essentials..Sharing of the gas cost..
Latest trip reports for South Coldwater Trail:
Date: Jun 22, 2013
Type: Day hike
Hike: South Coldwater Trail [#230A]
Region: South Cascades-Mt St Helens
Agency: USFS Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument
This is what hiking is all about. A Scenic ridge-line trail full of outstanding views of Mount St Helens, Coldwater lake and the surrounding valleys.
The trailhead was easy to find, just off spirit lake highway two miles from its junction with Hwy 504.
We arrived in the late afternoon, so we were limited in time but due to the nice late summer evenings we still hiked for about three hours. The trail was in excellent condition and the ascent very manageable. The only downside - no Elk sightings.
Hike this one and forget all those forested canopy trails that only provide trees and ferns for views.
South Coldwater Lake (SE) [c] one hand studios
Looking South to Mt St Helens [c] one hand studios
Tractor Landmark [c] one hand studios
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