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McDonald Mountain is a 9 mile round trip hike with 2,727 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 26 miles southeast of Seattle Washington. The trailhead is car accessible. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
If you don't mind hiking along some along old logging roads you'll be rewarded with some great mountain views.
Check out the Official Route.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.