5.6 miles
Distance
1,770 ft
Climb
-1,785 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

The trail offers stunning displays of subalpine wildflowers, a close-up look at Mount Rainier and the Nisqually Glacier, and, on a clear day, views of peaks as far south as Oregon's Mount Hood.

Detailed Description
Sky Line Trail is a 6 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Ashford Washington. This hike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 1,770 ft with a max elevation of 7,036 ft then descends -1,785 ft.
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Skyline Trail6 miles

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Sky Line Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,423 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,438 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,423 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -61.6%
  • Grade min
    52.4%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    620 ft

Directions

  1. Walk south on Skyline Trail.
  2. Continue for 80 meters.
  3. Turn right onto Jackson Visitor Footpath.
  4. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  5. Turn right onto Skyline Trail.
  6. Continue for 50 meters.
  7. Turn right onto Avalanche Lily.
  8. Continue for 90 meters.
  9. Bear left onto Skyline Trail.
  10. Continue for 700 meters.
  11. Keep right to stay on Skyline Trail.
  12. Continue for 8 kilometers.
  13. Keep straight to stay on Skyline Trail.
  14. Continue for 20 meters.
  15. Keep right to stay on Skyline Trail.
  16. Continue for 300 meters.
Avg: 1 (2 votes)
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Skyline Trail
Sep 18, 2023 @ 1:39am
Sep 18, 2023
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  • By markholloway Trailforks Map Team & contributors
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