This trail, on the old Great Northern route, connects Wellington and Scenic. There are different starting and ending point options. Shuttle cars if needed. If you hike uphill between Scenic and Wellington, there is a 1,000 foot elevation gain. It is 5 to 10 miles depending on the route taken. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon Safeway. Flashlights are recommended if you wish to walk through the Windy Point tunnel. Seattle/Snohomish County/Camano Island hikers can meet the group at the Skykomish Ranger Station, located a few miles east of Skykomish on Highway 2 at 9 a.m.
At 3 p.m. return to Scenic.
A Northwest Forest Pass for parking is required.