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Trail #53 Monte Cristo


A general vicinity map of trails in the Monte Cristo area within the Mt Adams Vicinity.

A general map of trails in the Monte Cristo area within the Mt Adams Vicinity. Trails include: Little Huckleberry #49, Monte Carlo #52, and Monte Cristo #53.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers and Equestrian Use.

This 4.1 mile trail follows a sparsely forested ridge to Monte Cristo Mountain and offers great views of the Little White Salmon drainage. Here you can find evidence of an old fire lookout that was built in the 1930s.

Beginning from the upper trailhead on Forest Road 8600-080, the trail heads east and then south along a sparsely forested ridge to Monte Cristo Mountain. The trail drops down to meet Mont Carlo Trail #52 on Road 1840-100, then continues descending to the end of the trail on Road 1800-230.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/25/2018: Open.Trail has not been cleared of downed trees. Contact the Mt. Adams Ranger District for current info. 509-395-3402.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Closed to All Motorized Use.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Upper

Trailhead: Monte Cristo-Lower



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  Area/Length : 
4.1 miles

  Elevation : 
1600' - 4300'


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