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North Twin: West Ridge is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Deming, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rock climbing, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 2,677 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly


nature trips

rock climbing

bird watching



Tue Jun 25 2019

Both the North & South Twin are fantastic routes. The North Twin can be done in a day, the South Twin is usually a two day trip but could be one long day for experienced backcountry endurance athletes. The best way to find / access this trail is buy a copy of Scrambles by Matt Gunn. To the person asking about how you get to the trailhead, bring a mountain bike. The gate is locked for logging vehicles so you’ll need to push your bike up a long hill (yes it’s that steep but super fun to ride down). Use the navigation on the map to make sure you’re going to the right spot. Depending on logging activity the roads will be different than marked. The only thing blocking your view is Mt Baker. You can see as far north as Black Tusk, as far west as Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Definitely worth the effort.

Fri Oct 26 2018

How do you get to the trailhead, when me and my buddy tried to get there the road was gated

Mon Aug 06 2018

One of my favorites. Lots of fun to climb.

Thu Sep 07 2017

A great scramble. Certainly not a hike.

Mon Aug 31 2015


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