5 Epic Summit Hikes near Seattle

Catch some of the best views in the Pacific Northwest. Then make it home for supper.

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If you've ever been to Seattle, you know the proximity to amazing outdoor adventures is pretty ideal. If you haven't, it's about time to plan a weekend trip. From Seattle, you don't have to drive too far to find some of the most dramatic mountain landscapes in the country and of course, the best views are at the top. Take on any of these 5 summit hikes near Seattle and you'll have earned yourself a victory beer back in town. Not a bad way to spend the day if you ask us.  

1. Scramble up Kaleetan Peak


Photo: Scott Kranz

2. Hike Snoqualmie Mountain


Photo: Michael Matti

3. Hike to the Summit of Granite Mountain


Photo: Casey Sullivan

4. Summit Mt. Defiance


Photo: Scott Kranz

5. Hike to Summit Lake


Photo: Nick Lake

Cover photo: Scott Kranz

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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