Upper Sheep Canyon Falls via Loowit Trail #216 and Toutle Trail
based on 71 tracks & routes Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument #41 hike out of 99 in
6 hrs 34 min
This is a difficult one way trail in Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument.
This trail goes by Upper Sheep Canyon Falls.
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#2 Blue Lake to Windy Aid
Blue Lake to Windy Ridge: 30.3 total 18.1 miles, 4428ft ascent, 3166ft descent, 5:30 HOURS Section starts out in woods crosses a river by Blue Lake (the lake not the aid), Gently uphill until you descend into a canyon (7.4miles into section) on fixed ropes, cross knee deep river, and climb fixed ropes. Continue to climb exposed mountain side. Some trees. Some steep scrambles through dried river beds. River at mile 3.6 (good flowing), at mile 6.2 last chance for non-silty water for 10 miles! The river is just 1/10 off trail (at sharp hairpin turn), mile 7.4 Silty large river), mile 14.4 very silty river, 16 mi clean river.