Mt. St. Helens Butte Camp Dome Hike

7:00am3:00pm PST
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$135 for REI Members

$165 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 4 Vigorous
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 12 people
  • Instructor REI Experiences Guide

Beloved by locals and admired by adventurers nationwide, Mount St. Helens offers pristine wilderness, invigorating hiking, rich history, and limitless tranquility. We'll hike the south side of Mount St. Helens and cross a 2,000-year-old lava flow with outstanding views, revealing Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood. Along the way, we'll share hiking tips and offer insight into the region's history and ecosystem. This hike is perfect for hikers who are comfortable hiking 7.5 miles with 1700' of elevation gain. We love this hike, and we are sure you will too! Transportation is provided from Woodland, WA Park + Ride.

  • Learn natural history of the area
  • Learn tips and tools to make your hiking more comfortable and enjoyable
  • Knowledge of trail safety & etiquette

What to bring with you

Notes

REI operates under a Special Use Permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service for guiding in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Tipping is optional and at your discretion. If you would like to reward your guide(s) for their efforts, a suggested gratuity is 10-20% of the trip price. The guide team will divide all gratuities equally. Venmo or Paypal may be an option and we recommend having cash on hand; credit cards cannot be accepted.

Map image of Mount St. Helens - Red Rock Pass Trailhead

More directions and information

Limited parking is available and no restrooms at the trailhead. REI operates under a Special Use Permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service for guiding in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.