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Russell Ridge

South Cascades
46.6586, -121.2357 Map & Directions
Length
9.8 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2697 feet
Highest Point
5767 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
View from the ridgeline. Photo by ejain. Full-size image
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Northwest Forest Pass

The Russell Ridge trail takes you along Russell Ridge, and offers connections to multiple other trails, including the Ironstone Mountain Trail (#1141) — providing access to Ironstone Mountain, Burnt Mountain and McNeil Peak — and the Wildcat Trail (#1113). Continue reading

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Hiking Russell Ridge

The Russell Ridge trail takes you along Russell Ridge, and offers connections to multiple other trails, including the Ironstone Mountain Trail (#1141) — providing access to Ironstone Mountain, Burnt Mountain and McNeil Peak — and the Wildcat Trail (#1113).

Note: Ironstone Mountain is commonly accessed along the Ironstone Mountain Trail via the Ironstone Mountain Trailhead.

Russell Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 46.6586, -121.2357 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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 Highway 12 west from Yakima to a right turn on NF-1308, just past Indian Creek Campground. Continue for 0.8 miles, where NF-1308 turns right and becomes NF-1382. In 2.2 miles, take a sharp left to stay on NF-1382. You'll hit the trailhead in about 1.5 miles. 

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Trailhead

South Cascades

Russell Ridge (#1111)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

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