On Sunday morning my buddy and I got up early and headed out to North Bend for a nice easy hike up Little Si. This is Mt. Si’s very little brother and it was a breeze. The trail is about 2 miles from car to summit and climbs about 1100 feet. A sign at the […]
Started up the Little Si trail at 6:45 AM, only one other car in the parking lot. After turning on to the Boulder Garden trail, about half way between the Little Si trail and the Old Si turn-off I encountered a medium sized black bear. When I spotted him, I stopped to assess the situation. […]
In an effort to begin rallying public support for maintaining tax money to pay for public trails and other outdoor recreation facilities, the Washington Trails Association has published its list of the 10 most “endangered” trails in the state. Two Snoqualmie Valley Trails made the list: Mount Si Trail and Mailbox Peak Trail.
Mount Si should be experienced at least once by every hiker. In fact, a significant number of Puget Sound residents do just one hike per year, and these annual hikers almost invariably turn to Mount Si every time. In the early spring, mountain-loving backpackers and climbers use the trail as a tune-up for the coming […]