SETTING: Ridgetop, old-growth trees, open hillsides, subalpine zone, clearcuts.
From Forest Road 4110, the trail begins climbing immediately through old-growth forest and logging units. It winds uphill mostly on the ridgeline to the top of Blazed Ridge where it follows the ridgetop to trail’s end at the junction with Manastash Ridge Trail 1388. There are many good views of Mount Rainier and nearby ridges from this trail, portions of which were relocated in 1985. There is no water along this trail.
At a Glance
Closed to motorized use October 15 through June 15 annually
No fees, no Northwest Forest Pass required to park on FS Road 4110 at the trailhead.
Closed to quads.
No Northwest Forest Pass required for the trailhead.
Take I-90 Exit 62 (Stampede Pass), southwest on Road 54, south on Road 41, south on FS Road 4110 crossing Big Creek and climb to the trailhead.
There is adequate parking for 6+ vehicles. There are no facilities here.