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Hex Mountain

Snoqualmie Region > Salmon La Sac/Teanaway
47.2917, -121.0979 Map & Directions
Length
7.5 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2900 feet
Highest Point
5034 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard

In winter the trailhead for Hex Mountain requires a Sno-Park Pass. Please see Hex Mountain Snowshoe entry for more detail

Panoramic view from the summit. Photo by Stuke Sowle. Full-size image
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Summits
  • Ridges/passes

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

Hex Mountain is now located partially on private property please and is inaccessible to vehicles. Continue reading

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Hiking Hex Mountain

Hex Mountain is a steep but rewarding Cascades hike: you will earn the great 360 degree views from the summit. Few crowds and plenty of wildflowers make this a great early season trail. Begin your ascent to the summit via Forest Service Road 116, past a closed gate, and as you climb, ignore any roads that branch off. You'll be heading generally in a northeasterly direction. After 1.7 miles, take a sharp right to leave the road for trail 1343, the Hex Mountain trail; there is a wooden sign clearly marking the trail. The narrow trail now will follow the spine of a ridge through the forest. Stay well back from the edge to avoid the cornices that form here.

You'll eventually veer to your right (easterly), and then travel up the steep, bare and windswept knob of the Hex Mountain summit. On a clear day, you will enjoy views of Mount Rainier, the Teanaways, and other peaks. Retrace your steps once you have taken in the views from the windy summit.

WTA Pro Tip: In winter a Sno-Park Pass is required here. Read more at our Hex Mountain Snowshoe entry.

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Hex Mountain

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.2917, -121.0979 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

In winter the trailhead for Hex Mountain requires a Sno-Park Pass. Please see Hex Mountain Snowshoe entry for more detail

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Take Exit 80 off of I-90 and drive north on Bullfrog Road. Turn right onto SR 903 (Salmon La Sac Road) at the round-about and drive through Roslyn. Continue 9 miles to the junction with Forest Road 116. Limited parking is available by the left side of the road before reaching the trail. A Sno-Park pass is required in the winter. 

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Snoqualmie Region > Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

Hex Mountain (#1343)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Cle Elum Ranger District

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