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Seattle: McClellan Butte

The 4.3-mile climb to McClellan Butte is steep and rugged, but the payoff on top of this strikingly sharp summit is nothing short of spectacular. Wear sturdy boots for extra support.

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To Trailhead

I-90 E to Tinkham Rd (exit 42). Turn R @ end of ramp; drive 0.5 mile following signs to a spur road leading to McClellan Butte trailhead; go .2 mile to parking lot.

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