yellow lichen, Glacier Peak, Mount Pilchuck State Park, Washington, USA.
Through a slot of rock covered in yellow lichen, view Glacier Peak (10,541 feet). Hike 6 miles round trip and 2300 feet vertical gain to a fire lookout on Mount Pilchuck (5324 feet) in Mount Pilchuck State Park, Washington, USA. Glacier Peak, which rises to elevation 10,541 feet in Glacier Peak Wilderness, is the most isolated of the five major stratovolcanoes (composite volcanoes) of the Cascade Volcanic Arc in Washington. Glacier Peak formed during the Pleistocene epoch (about 1 million years ago) and is one of the most active of Washington's volcanoes, erupting explosively five times in the past 3,000 years.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download