Spokane: Mica Peak and Shasta Butte

Bag two peaks on this 12-mile out-and-back, with breathtaking views of Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, and the surrounding mountains, lakes, and prairies.
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Bag two peaks on this 12-mile out-and-back, with breathtaking views of Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, and the surrounding mountains, lakes, and prairies.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 11.5

Waypoints

MPS001

Location: 47.6656227, -116.9771042

Walk past gate and up graded dirt road

MPS002

Location: 47.6468086, -116.9744339

R on dirt road

MPS003

Location: 47.6474228, -116.981575

R @ junction

MPS004

Location: 47.6437607, -116.9895782

Head L and uphill

MPS005

Location: 47.6347466, -116.9917831

Head SE up steepest trail

MPS006

Location: 47.6313705, -116.9929733

Head L @ 3-way toward Mica Peak; L @ next junction

MPS007

Location: 47.630806, -116.9900436

L @ junction; Quick R @ junction

MPS008

Location: 47.6222382, -116.9884644

Mica Peak summit (5,172 ft.) and sterling views of numerous peaks

MPS009

Location: 47.6334496, -116.9956436

L @ junction, then R @ junction

MPS010

Location: 47.6337547, -116.9972076

Straight @ 3-way, head uphill toward Shasta Butte (4,751 ft.) and more vistas. Return to 3-way junction; look for overgrown descent trail (L) to return to car