Mount Defiance

10 reviews #12 hike out of 281 in
9.9 mi
Distance
4 hrs 26 min
Time
terrain
3,321 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult out and back trail to Mount Defiance in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

This trail goes by Mount Rainier View.


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    5 months, 1 week ago
    Fun hike! Beautiful finish at mount defiance.
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    1 year ago
    Nice hike. It's been a few years since I've done this popular hike. Dec.2 @ 8:00am start with the parking lot half full. I took the old Mason Lake trail up to avoid the Ira Springs trail and the groups ahead of me. About 1/2 up to the lake the snow started. One has to be careful crossing the creek and traveling on the boulders with the light snow covering. Once I hit the main trail again it was well packed down. About 6 people headed up to Defiance before me so the trail was okay and I didn't wear gaitors or micro-spikes. The top was in the clouds so no views. I took the Ira Springs trail down from Mason Lake. On my way down I met a number of people heading up and the parking lot was full when I go back.
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lisasturgeon 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Track (6/26/19, 12:09:13PM)Bandera lightning
Lightning storm moved into the ate earlier than expected! We decided to turn around right before the scree slopes which were too exposed. Huddled in the trees while it started to rain. Ran down the trail between bolts! Hail! Pouring rain! What an adventure! Oh and the beargrass was spectacular and we heard group whomping.
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peerzat 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Mount Defiance
With oatmeal and Ben. Ben stayed overnight at mason lake.
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