Mount Si (Old Trail)

Difficulty:   Strenuous - very steep!

Total Miles:  6

Total elevation gain:  Approx 3500 feet

Drive time from Meetup to trailhead:  75 minutes

You must bring micro-spikes or other suitable traction devices for the snow/ice

Highly recommend trekking poles because of the steepness/rocks/snow/ice

No dogs please

DISCOVER PASS REQUIRED FOR EACH VEHICLE

No guests - you must be a member to sign up for our hikes

Please give $10 gas money to your driver

Saturday is looking beautiful and sunny at Mount Si!  Come join us for some exercise and fun.  

This is the "old trail" that starts at the Little Si Trailhead. This route has far less crowds but it is steeper, so be prepared for hard work.  Forecast is showing blue skies and low winds so we should see some pretty views at the top.  Bring your 10 essentials, and pack extra warm clothing for lunch at the summit (stocking hat, gloves, coat, etc).

We will need a driver or two depending on how many people sign up.  If you are a driver you will need a Discover Pass for your car.  

Driving directions:   I-90 to exit 32. Turn left over the freeway and drive 0.5 mile to North Bend Way. Turn left and in 0.25 mile turn right on Mount Si Road. Shortly after crossing the bridge, the road banks right. Just after this curve, look for a paved parking area on the left side of the road marked Little Si Trailhead. 

Disclaimer: We will be in the wilderness. Serious injury can occur. We are not professional guides, we are not medically trained, nor do we claim to be experts.  By attending this hike you are assuming responsibility for your own personal safety and we will not be held responsible.

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  • Woody&Tanna

    Well we arrived at the trailhead in the fog.. but we just knew when we got to the summit we would find sunshine - but NO! Our happy forecast was wrong so no views today. Still great exercise and fun. Thank you Hal for driving!

    February 9, 2013

  • Craig

    Sounds Fun!

    February 8, 2013

  • Hal B.

    Will let you know; will change RSVP if can't make it.

    February 8, 2013

  • Woody&Tanna

    Hi Hal,
    Just drop us an email in the morning if you can't make it - hope you are feeling better. We will email you our cell and personal email address so you can contact us when you decide. Also, if you can't make it please sign in and change your RSVP to no. Thanks!

    February 8, 2013

  • Hal B.

    Feeling a bit under the weather today; will be at linkup at 7:00 if things turn a bit. Hopefully, things will turn; sounds like a great hike...

    February 8, 2013

  • Doug T

    I know you will take no pity, but I have to work (job stuff) Saturday leading a snowshoe on Rainier.

    February 4, 2013

    • Woody&Tanna

      It is tough job Doug... but we do have pity on you :) See you soon at ice axe class!!

      February 7, 2013

  • Woody&Tanna

    Hey Craig - since you are coming from Kitsap are you meeting us at the trailhead or??

    February 6, 2013

  • Craig

    Sounds Fun!

    February 6, 2013

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