Blowout Mountain Trail #1318

  

The Blowout Mountain Trail begins at Forest Service Road 4110-119 and ends at Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000.

At a Glance

Fees No fees, no Northwest Forest Pass required on the roadside parking along FS Road 4110-119.
Open Season: summer - fall
Usage: Medium
Best Season: late summer
Busiest Season: late summer
Restrictions: Quad use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Easton
Passes: No Northwest Forest Pass required.

General Information

Directions:

Take I-90 Exit 62 (Stampede Pass Road),

southwest on Road 54, south on Road 41, south on FS Road 4110,

and west on 4110-119 to the trailhead (not suitable for passenger

cars).


Parking:

There is roadside parking for 5+ vehicles on FS Road 4110-119.

No facilities.


General Notes:

SETTING: Ridgetops, old-growth trees, grassy hillsides, one

clearcut.

DESCRIPTION: Blowout Mountain Trail starts in a large clearcut,

climbs into a timbered area switchbacking to the top of the

highpoint, and descends along the ridgeline into a saddle. The

trail then switchbacks uphill onto a shoulder ridge of Blowout

Mountain and ends at the Pacific Crest Trail. The western 0.25

mile of the trail, from Manastash Ridge 1388 to Pacific Crest

2000, is closed to motorized use.


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

Provides a short hike access to great views of Blowout Mountain.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Backpacking

Other than access to the Pacific Crest Trail #2000, short and dry, not often backpacked.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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