Hike to Table Mountain via Artist Point

Washington Artist Point

Added by Evan Skoczenski

  • Panoramic views of Mt. Shuksan, Mt. Baker, and the Coleman Pinnacle ridge
  • 3 miles roundtrip with 560' elevation gain
  • Duration: overnight or day trip
  • Endless land to explore
  • Stargazing

The hike takes off from the Artist Point parking lot at an elevation of 5,220 feett.

The trail slowly meanders up for a while until reaching the final steep switchbacks where you'll have a sheer cliff to your side—don't let it distract you, and keep focused on the trail in front of you!

Once you've made it to the summit, you'll be greeted by the sunshine bursting over the surrounding peaks.

Pack List

  • Backpacking pack
  • Tent
  • Mattress
  • Stove
  • Sleeping bag
  • Food
  • Water for cooking and drinking
  • Camera
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Activities:

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Photography, Yoga

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

3 Miles

Elev. Gain:

560 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Forest
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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How to Get There

5 months ago

Would Recommend!

We arrived just before sunset, strapped on our gear and some headlamps and stayed the night on Table Mountain. The trail is a little rocky and unstable at some points, so night hiking can be sketch, but it was well worth the beautiful morning.

5 months ago

about 1 year ago

Easy Hike with Rewarding 360° Views

Table Mountain is one of my favorite spots to view Mt. Baker and Mt. Shuksan, easily accessed by a short hike plan to come for sunrise or sunset to capture some awesome photos. Once you get to the top continue of the trail for even better views of Baker.

about 1 year ago

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