Katie

  • Hike the Necklace Valley Trail to Jade Lake

    This hike is definitely one of our all-time favorites. The first time we did it was in August 2015 and due to the exceptionally mild winter that year, fall was already beginning to show its colors. We wanted to see it again in the springtime when ...

    16 miles 3200 ft gain

  • Backpack the Mark. O Hatfield Wilderness Via Eagle Creek

    This is a somewhat incomplete report because we did not venture too far into the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness. The sky had been threatening us with rain for the duration of our hike along Eagle Creek and we did not want to push our luck too far sin...

    26 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Colchuck Lake

    From Leavenworth, head south on Icicle Creek rd for 8.2 miles until you reach USFS rd 7601. This road isn't plowed and is blocked by a locked gate about one quarter mile from where it intersects with Icicle Creek Road (usually from November to May...

    16 miles 3000 ft gain