Mount Si Climber's Log

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rtgomez90

rtgomez90 - May 18, 2018 3:23 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2018

hike/scramble  Sucess!

everything was quite wet

recast

recast - Apr 12, 2018 8:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2016

Day Hike  Sucess!

Day hike with TONS of other folks on the trail.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Aug 27, 2017 5:13 pm Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2004

snowy  Sucess!

another one of my hacked and deleted summitlogs. With Steve Harrison in dry fluffy snow. Nice workout mountain but don't expect a solitary experience.

NickyP - Jul 21, 2017 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2013

Mt. Si  Sucess!

Hiked this as a training hike, should have found a training hike for this one.

aislinnmcl

aislinnmcl - Dec 11, 2016 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2016

via Standard Trail

Couldn't climb the spire to reach the summit due to heavy snow on the rocks and cold temps. No visibility but short and sweet for Thanksgiving.

JLuthanen

JLuthanen - Jun 27, 2016 2:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2016

Training for Baker  Sucess!

Car to car in 5hrs - got up early and beat the heat / lot of other people to the top. Haystack scramble was fun - was able to get down before a congo line of people going up / coming down started as well. Bluebird day

Euphonia

Euphonia - May 20, 2016 12:13 pm Date Climbed: May 16, 2016

First training hike of the year  Sucess!

30 pound pack. 1hr 45min up. just about the same down. Oh knees, why do I do this to you?

huskertriguy

huskertriguy - May 12, 2016 2:07 pm Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2016

Another Training Summit  Sucess!

45-pound pack + new mountaineering boots, so it took much longer than expected.

Decent day, only a little precipitation toward the top. Visibility low however.

Tnarg

Tnarg - May 11, 2016 9:23 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2016

Mt Si  Sucess!

Training. Didn't do Haystack, it was getting late and I was solo

Dundeel

Dundeel - Apr 20, 2016 2:35 am

Si  Sucess!

Several times but not recently. Once in the snow.

mountainloverCO

mountainloverCO - Apr 17, 2016 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2016

Beautiful day  Sucess!

Hiked Mt. Si and the Haystack on an unseasonably warm, clear April day. Beautiful views all around, but certainly very crwded. The Haystack was a surprisingly fun, challenging scramble. I would never want to touch it if the rocks were wet.

huskertriguy

huskertriguy - Mar 14, 2016 6:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2016

Training Day  Sucess!

Have used this as a training hike multiple times and it has become a default during winter months.

Today offered high winds and great views.

Hiked in a 30-pound pack, working up to 60 pounds. Today was just over 2 hours up, 1 hour 45 minutes down. Hoping to whittle that down to a 90-minute climb by June.

ryanwkelly

ryanwkelly - Dec 7, 2015 5:19 pm Date Climbed: Dec 5, 2015

Very strong winds

Left the trail head at 8am and reached Haystack Basin at around 10:15am met by snow and high winds. Attempted to summit Haystack but was turned back due to wind and ice on the scramble (with crampons). Some rain and wind on the way down but the trail was in good shape. Made it back to the car around 1:00pm.

funkstuf

funkstuf - Jul 22, 2015 3:12 pm Date Climbed: Nov 30, 2011

Great Views  Sucess!

Another great place to train for higher mountains. I did this a lot with my heavy pack while training for Aconcagua. Just a note. It can be substantially colder on top than down low in the late late Fall. It can also be icy and you might want some micro-spikes for the upper part. The haystack is a fun scramble, and I did it, but being a basic hiker it made me a bit uncomfortable coming down.

BooRadley

BooRadley - Jul 20, 2015 10:57 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2014

Haystack  Sucess!

Haystack is a fun scramble.

Ian Culhane

Ian Culhane - Jan 23, 2015 3:46 am Date Climbed: May 19, 2012

Crowded summit  Sucess!

The break point before the Haystack was quite crowded, but we had the true summit all to ourselves

mcross

mcross - Nov 7, 2014 6:14 pm

Thunderstorm  Sucess!

Beautiful foggy scenery on the way up, crazy thunderstorm on the way down. Very enjoyable!

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Jun 25, 2014 11:47 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2014

Mount Si  Sucess!

Cloudy up top with no view, but still a nice hike and workout.

cyffredinol

cyffredinol - Jun 14, 2014 1:51 am Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2014

A nice trail on a nice day  Sucess!

I was visiting my sister in Seattle and wanted a half day hike, so this fit the bill. I was expecting crazy crowds but since it wasn't a weekend, it wasn't too bad. Perfect weather and great views. Scrambling up Haystack was fun, coming back down not so much! A good day.

MattDurkee

MattDurkee - Jun 11, 2014 4:51 am Date Climbed: Mar 6, 2005

Hobbit Step  Sucess!

Drought year, no snow in early March. Nice sunny day. Took a group of scouts up the Haystack, they had fun with it. Named the last little pitch to the summit the "Hobbit Step" after one of them. Support Team Sushi hiking on the trail far below, but within radio contact.

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