Mount Si Climber's Log

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avilajake - Apr 15, 2014 1:34 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2014

Loved it  Sucess!

I really enjoyed the hike. We went up the old trail to avoid the mob of people going up and down and that was a good call. It was very foggy once we reached the summit so I saw nothing but cloud. I will have to do it again as I hear the view is amazing. I have seen the view from Rattlesnake mountain which is just across the valley.


ThorsChosen - Apr 13, 2014 6:45 pm Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2014

Worm Flows route  Sucess!

There were around 200 people with permits for the mountain today. I parked at the marble mount sno park last night and there were about 40 vehicles there for the night. Started climbing at 0330 to beat the crowds and I think I was the first person to get to the true summit for the day. Beautiful weather with views as far as Mt Jefferson.


nartreb - Dec 28, 2013 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2013

skipped the Haystack

Visibility about twenty feet, slushy conditions, and just not feeling great - had spent almost four hours hiking up the trail to the base of the haystack.
Did have fun hanging out with a swarm of grey jays who tried to steal my lunch, and one pika that was afraid of the jays.


locke456 - Oct 7, 2013 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2011

One Of My Favorite Dayhikes  Sucess!

Easily accessible off of the highway, Mount Si is an absolute blast of a hike, which suddenly turns into a challenging (but not TOO challenging) scramble at the Haystack. Highly recommended. Also, stop by Twede's in North Bend for cheap, delicious calories either before or after (or both!) and you've got yourself a perfect dayhike.


JordanH - Sep 4, 2013 7:24 pm Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2013

Mt. Si  Sucess!

Fun winter scramble up the Haystack.


tarsii - Jul 9, 2013 1:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012

...  Sucess!

I use this hike for training. I don't actually like it. Too popular.


CascadeCohen - Jun 23, 2013 12:47 am Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013

Mount Si and Haystack  Sucess!

The hike to the Haystack is well maintained and easy for everyone to use. The hard part is the Haystack. For me going up all those rocks was not a big deal. I just new that it was going to be difficult to scramble down.


jczog - Jun 7, 2013 3:40 am Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2013

Perfect Weather  Sucess!

Made it to the top very quickly (pushed by a seriously in-shape friend) and enjoyed the amazing view on a beautiful, clear and sunny day. Spent an hour at the top of the haystack without seeing a single person. We were also lucky enough to spot and share some time with a good sized mountain goat :)


ScrambledLeggs - May 24, 2013 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2013

Snowing on Stack  Sucess!

Clear skies to the west and ominous clouds stirring about to the east made for an eerie final ascent.


jacobsmith - Apr 7, 2013 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2013

M2-3?  Sucess!

Climbed w/ Kati as a training thing, actually my first time going to the top of the haystack. the scamble route was covered with about three inches of fresh snow, with the older underlying stuff and ice in some areas, it was a tricky scramble, as each hold had to be excavated, and an even trickier downclimb. any hairier and i would have wanted crampons and ice tools. based on my limited mixed climbing experience, i would say it was around an M2-3 in these conditions.


JoelSkok - Mar 20, 2013 9:03 pm

Great destination  Sucess!

Has all the elements--short drive to get there, year round access, old growth approach, gymnastic finish on the Haystack, great views, great workout. Done it many times, even as a kid with my neighbors and their Toy Manchester dog named Goliath

kylefrowe - Jan 6, 2013 11:27 am Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2010

great view  Sucess!

haystack is the icing on the cake!


bellinghamclimber - Jan 1, 2013 9:15 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2013

Good way to start the new year!  Sucess!

We took the back route up to the top on New Year's Day. Tons of snow, which made for a tricky descent. Not too much traffic (surprisingly).


telemarkdude - Nov 14, 2012 3:14 pm

Great Workout  Sucess!

Its a great close-to-home workout with a scramble for a treat at the end.


sseaks - Oct 4, 2012 11:52 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2012

weekday trip  Sucess!

I read people doing this on an annual basis, I think once is enough for me..crowded even on a weekday

bigbadgoo - Oct 1, 2012 8:37 pm Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2012

Weekdays only!  Sucess!

Weekdays only or use the old Si trail


kevinsa - Sep 26, 2012 3:56 pm

Mount Si  Sucess!

Don't remember the date of my first trip up - probably 1996.


seanpeckham - Sep 23, 2012 5:18 am Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2012

Fun  Sucess!

Glad there are these half-day quality workouts in the mountains complete with a bit of scrambling near my new home of Seattle, since I'm apparently not settled enough yet for longer excursions. Foggy, so no views, but nice ambiance.

olygtx06 - Sep 22, 2012 12:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2006

summit  Sucess!



tcingrum - Sep 19, 2012 8:22 am

Winter warm up  Sucess!

Frozen compact snow trail to the top.

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