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WWE Portland – Silver Star Mountain via Grouse Vista Hike
May 31, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
We will be headed out to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest to summit Silver Star Mountain, a crowning jewel of the area, full of wildflowers, a 360º view of the surrounding area, including Adams, Hood, Rainier and Helens, as well as the remnants of an old lookout tower at its peak.
This hike is 6.8 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 2,040 feet and rated as moderate.
** PLEASE NOTE: THIS TRAIL REQUIRES A DISCOVER PASS – THEY ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE TRAILHEAD, PLEASE PLAN AHEAD. ($10 for a day pass, $30 for an annual pass, also good at all other Washington State Parks, here is a link to purchase online: https://store.discoverpass.wa.gov) **
Another note – there are no reliable water sources on this trail, please bring enough water for the full day.
WHAT TO BRING:
• Pack your full supply of water for the day.
• Pack snacks & a light meal.
• Dress warm & in layers. Consider wearing a base layer & bringing an extra.
• Warm gloves & hat
• Rain coat top layer
• Shoes with good traction
• A light backpack to put layers in as you shed them
• Handwarmers & toe warmers (optional)
** PLEASE NOTE: Ambassadors are not wilderness first aid certified. This is a casual get together for shared outdoor enthusiasts. Safety is a top priority; please plan accordingly.**
Here is a link to more information about the trail:
Questions? Please reach out to me with any questions. Can’t wait to see you all and hit the trail!
– Women Who Explore – Portland Ambassador –