Little Si

Little Si (pronounced /s/) is a mountain in the US state of Washington, named after its taller neighbor, Mount Si. It has an elevation of 1,576 feet (480 m).[1] and lies on the western margin of the Cascade Range just east of the town of North Bend. Little and Big Si were named after local homesteader Josiah "Uncle Si" Merritt.

Little Si
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Little Si from the Southeast. Mt Si to the right.
Highest point
Elevation1,576 ft (480 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence460 ft (140 m) [2]
Coordinates47°29′55″N 121°45′22″W / 47.498680214°N 121.756002597°W / 47.498680214; -121.756002597Coordinates: 47°29′55″N 121°45′22″W / 47.498680214°N 121.756002597°W / 47.498680214; -121.756002597[1]
Geography
Parent rangeCascades
Topo mapUSGS North Bend
Climbing
Easiest routeHike

Little Si is a distinct mountain peak from Mount Si, with a different trailhead and a valley that separates the two peaks. The Little Si trailhead is at approximately 47°29′14″N 121°45′12″W / 47.48722°N 121.75333°W / 47.48722; -121.75333.[3] Little Si is also known for its rock climbing and bouldering.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Small Si 2". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey.
  2. ^ "Little Si, Washington". Peakbagger.com.
  3. ^ Sykes, Karen (December 12, 1996). "Hike of the Week: Little Si". Seattle Post Intelligencer.
  4. ^ "Exit 32 Climbing Area". North Bend Rock. Retrieved 2007-04-04.
  5. ^ "Climbing Area: Little Si, North Bend". Washington Climbers Association. Archived from the original on 2007-06-27. Retrieved 2007-04-04.

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