Mount Si Climber's Log

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Cascade Scrambler

Cascade Scrambler - Sep 1, 2012 9:39 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2011

Ugh  Sucess!

I really don't care for the hike up to the gully, but sometimes friends who have never hiked say "What's that big mountain out in North Bend? Let's go there." Ugh. Really? Ok.

Took a party of three females up to the basin. One was content staying behind, the other two bagged the summit with me. If two women who have never hiked before can bag the summit, you know it's easy. One hand in front of the other. One foot in front of the other. Yes, people have fallen here, but really, as far as scrambling goes, this is a piece of cake. I have no idea how many times I've really been up here.


EastKing - Aug 29, 2012 8:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2012

Finally Got the Haystack  Sucess!

Finally got to the true summit with my friend Jordan Halas. Scramble was no joke but the foot and handholds were there. Now the monkey is finally off my back.


bcory2003 - Aug 28, 2012 12:32 pm Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2012

Early Season  Sucess!

Great early season hike. Packed up a book, ipod, and lunch and spend over two hours on a ledge at the very top. Great day overall!

Jake Robinson

Jake Robinson - Aug 26, 2012 12:32 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Three times  Sucess!

Good training, decent scramble


SLinehan88 - Jul 13, 2012 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

Independence Day  Sucess!

Busy day on Si and a fun scramble to the top.

helzee - May 30, 2012 1:17 am Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2011

Going for a 5th  Sucess!

I climbed it 4 times last year. Hoping to get in even more climbs this Summer!

dheindel - Apr 18, 2012 2:18 am Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2011

Old trail  Sucess!

Love the old trail


sgiles - Apr 17, 2012 11:49 pm

popular hike  Sucess!

this mountain get crowded, but its fun to take out of towners up. and the view is great

foster fanning

foster fanning - Jan 19, 2012 11:42 am

Led the State High Angle Crew

Led the WA State High Angle Crew during a fire suppression operation on the steep slopes of Mount Si in the mid 1990's. Fire fighting in a near vertical environment is always a challenge. Want to get back and do a proper trek to the top.


bikejr - Nov 12, 2011 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2011

Lost count on this one  Sucess!

Lost count how many times I've been up here. One of the best/close in get a good workout, keep in shape hikes regardless of the season or weather.


dan-o - Aug 12, 2011 4:53 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2000

Go Twice  Sucess!

Great trainer. Go up, come down, have lunch, repeat.

fredzurensick - Aug 4, 2011 1:45 pm

Many ascents  Sucess!

I've climbed to the top of the haystack 3 times now over the past few years. Its a great little scramble, but the hike itself is a bit too popular for me.


Boonie1 - Mar 17, 2011 1:08 am Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2010

Out  Sucess!

for a solo!


belowfellow - Feb 16, 2011 4:20 pm Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2007

trusty Si  Sucess!

I have hiked Si so many times I have lost count. Primarily, I use it as a training hike for bigger summer summits.


Kyle22 - Feb 15, 2011 2:54 pm Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2008

Haystack is the best part  Sucess!

I've hiked this thing too many times. It's a great starter peak but after a while it gets too easy and its always busy on the weekends. Sometimes I used to put on a 40-50lbs pack and go as fast as I could just to make it a little interesting. For training I definitely recommend mailbox peak over this one. Going during the winter when their is snow makes it a little more interesting.


platypii - Feb 9, 2011 10:54 pm Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2009

Winter Ascent  Sucess!

Took the Mount Si Trail. Snow began about halfway up. Fun climbing up the Haystack!!


CzechMark - Jan 31, 2011 9:22 pm Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2011

To the trail runner talking about Mailbox Peak  Sucess!

My girlfriend and I climbed Mt. Si on Sunday the 30th and we met you (trail runner talking about Mailbox Peak to a fellow hiker) at the steps just below the summit flats. You had a close fitting beanie and told me that Mailbox was a good training spot for Rainier. If you recognize yourself from the post, email me. I'd like to pick your brain on other mountaineering topics if possible.


CzechMark - Jan 20, 2011 12:34 am Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2011

Never gets old!  Sucess!

Always finding new things to do every time I summit.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jan 13, 2011 12:43 pm Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2010

Lost track  Sucess!

of how many times I been up this one. I call it the zoo of hiking.


CzechMark - Jan 31, 2011 9:24 pm

Re: Lost track

Same here. Definitely is a zoo. Went up yesterday and had to deal with some college kids in sweatpants running around throwing snowballs and yelling into their cell phones. Definitely the last time I do Si for a while. Next time I do it, It'll be in a crappy weather. Could use a bit more of a challenge and a smaller crowd haha.

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