|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Test your legs and lungs on this 5.4-mile out-and-back through alpine meadows to a 5,000-foot peak with glorious views in Gifford National Forest. TO TRAILHEAD: I-5 N to exit 21. R onto WA 503. Go 3 mi. past Cougar, WA; R onto unsigned state road. In .3 mi., L onto FR 10. In 4 mi., R @ dirt 3-way. In about .75 mi., park safely on roadside (high-clearance vehicle needed for last .2 mile to trailhead).