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Dirty Harry's Peak

Snoqualmie Region


Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass
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9.2 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 3326 ft.
Highest Point: 4662 ft.


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Harvey Manning christened the eastmost peak of West Defiance Ridge “Dirty Harry’s Peak” in dubious recognition of Harry Gault, whose logging operations were notorious for both their devastating thoroughness and ingenuity. The trees have grown back though, and while a trail nears the peak, the true summit is on a small parcel of private land. 


Dirty Harry's Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.4343, -121.6327 Open map in new window


Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Pass (Nelson & Bauer - Mountaineers Books)

Buy the Green Trails Bandera No. 206 map

Buy the Green Trails Mount Si No. 206S map

Getting There

From Seattle, take exit 38 towards the Fire Training Academy. After exiting, head right at the stop sign and drive 1.8 miles. The road comes to a junction. Turn left to go underneath the freeway and you will see the parking lot ahead of you with a trailhead sign and a bathroom.

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