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    • Fraser Valley E, British Columbia

      Hike to Porcupine Peak

      6.8 mi / 4265.1 ft gain
      Porcupine Peak (also known as Goat Peak) is a little known trail that begins beside the popular Lindeman and Greendrop Lakes trailhead. The hike is tough, going straight uphill for a significant portion, with some ups and downs right before reaching the peak.  The trailhead is a bit tricky to fin...
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    • Fraser Valley E, British Columbia

      Hike to Lindeman & Greendrop Lakes

      4.4
      6.89 mi / 1240 ft gain
      You start the trail in a newly created parking lot (outhouses as well). Follow along the trail, and within a short distance from the parking lot you will come to a fork. Take the left trail (right goes to Flora Lake). This part of the trail is fairly flat with some nice scenery. You will follow t...
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    • Whatcom County, Washington

      Winter Hike to Winchester Mountain

      3.5 mi / 1320 ft gain
      Despite this trip report being titled "to Winchester Mountain", the fun doesn’t stop there. Even though Winchester Mountain is the most popular summer hike departing from Twin Lakes, this whole area turns into a fun-zone during the winter.Upon reaching higher ground above the lakes, this zone off...
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    • Whatcom County, Washington

      Winchester Mountain Fire Lookout

      4.8
      3.28 mi / 1335 ft gain
      Winchester Mountain is said to have the greatest reward for least amount of effort in all the North Cascades. One of the last fire-lookouts in the region stands on the summit. Views from the summit of Winchester Mountain are beautiful and dramatic to say the least. Being one of the easiest hikes...
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    • Whatcom County, Washington

      Yellow Aster Butte and Tomyhoi Peak

      4.7
      13.4 mi / 4902 ft gain
      The best way to describe the location is due east of Bellingham. After driving through gorgeous roads to reach Twin Lakes Road (fire service road 3065), you are treated to about a 4-mile drive up to the trailhead for Yellow Aster Butte (8.3 miles RT with 2850' of gain) and Tomyhoi Peak. The drive...
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    • Whatcom County, Washington

      Yellow Aster Butte

      9.08 mi / 3258 ft gain
      Yellow Aster Butte has to be one of the most visually rewarding hikes in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest for the effort required to get there. Abundant with lush, rolling mountain meadows, hikers can be treated to an abundance of wildflowers, heather fields, and berry patches with dreamy...
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    • Fraser Valley E, British Columbia

      Hike Mount Cheam

      5.0
      Even at the parking lot, there is a stunning view of Lady Peak and Mount Cheam. Walk towards the big pile of logs and towards the old logging road. You will also see an outhouse – this will be your one and only time to use a toilet, so go now. The road continues for about 15 min. before reaching ...
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    • Whatcom County, Washington

      Climb Ruth Mountain and Icy Peak

      5.0
      17 mi / 6000 ft gain
      This is a great introductory glacial climb in the North Cascades with moderate glacial slopes and 4th class scrambling. The reward is outstanding views of the Picket Range, Mt Shuksan and the dramatic Nooksack Cirque. Even though this climb is easy it can be demanding and requires individuals to ...
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    • Fraser Valley D, British Columbia

      Camp at Jones Lake

      3.0
      Southwest of Hope and just east of Chilliwack, Jones Lake is a recreation site at a reservoir lake in the coastal mountain range, managed by BC Hydro. Set below granite mountain peaks and surrounded by a dense forest (that is unfortunately being logged), this lake isn't pristine, but it sure is p...
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    • Fraser Valley D, British Columbia

      Paddle on Jones Lake, BC

      5.0
      Jones Lake Reservoir is approximately 25 km southwest of the town of Hope, British Columbia. Directly off of BC Highway #1 at the community of Laidlaw. To reach the lake, you will have to drive 9 km (5.6 mi.) on a  steep and pretty beat up gravel road. The Jones Lake Forest Service Road is car ac...
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    • Hope, British Columbia

      Hike to Eaton Lake

      5.0
      From Exit 68, follow Silver Skagit Road 16km until you reach a sign for Eaton Lake Trail and Eaton Lake Forestry Campsite on the left. There is parking for a few cars a short distance past the campsites where you will find the start of the trailhead on your left. From here, the trail climbs steep...
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    • Fraser Valley D, British Columbia

      Explore Bridal Veil Falls in Chilliwack

      4.0
      0.5 mi / 164 ft gain
      Located only a short distance from the Trans-Canada highway is the Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. The park is a great area for a picnic lunch, but the highlight of the park is the almost 200 ft. (60 meter) waterfall. The location of the park and the duration of the hike to the waterfall make ...
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    • Chilliwack, British Columbia

      Hike to Elk Mountain

      4.7
      4.3 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
      Elk Mountain is one of the not so hidden-hidden gems in Chilliwack, BC. Clocking in at around 4 hours return it is an easy day hike offering beautiful views of the Fraser Valley and surrounding mountains. Reaching around 1500m in only 3.5 km, this trail is steep, but beautiful forest and mountain...
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    • Deming, Washington

      Catch a Sunrise at Picture Lake

      4.7
      Set your eyes on one of the most photographic mountain landscapes in North America. You can drive up early for the sunrise, but really any time of day will be a treat.In the spring, make sure to come when the lake isn't frozen over so you can get the full reflection of Mt. Shuksan on the water. T...
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    • Deming, Washington

      Winter Backpack to Artist Point

      4 mi / 1000 ft gain
      You do need a Northwest Forest Pass to park in the lot overnight. You can buy a day use E-pass online here (pick Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest from the drop down menu) and print it out and it's ready to use. Or you can buy the annual pass here.The adventure to Artist Point begins in the ...
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    • Deming, Washington

      Snowshoe to Huntoon Point

      5.0
      6 mi / 1200 ft gain
      This strenuous but rewarding hike takes you first to Austin Pass, where there is a great view of Mount Shuksan. Look out for skiers and snowboarders heading the opposite direction as you start out.The second major push heads further up to Kulshan Ridge, leading first to Artist Point, then Huntoon...
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    Camping and Lodging in Fraser Valley E

    Silver Fir Campground
    Deming, Washington

    Silver Fir Campground

    Excelsior Group Camp
    Mount Baker Highway

    Excelsior Group Camp

    Douglas Fir Campground
    Deming, Washington

    Douglas Fir Campground

    Horseshoe Cove Campground
    Concrete, Washington

    Horseshoe Cove Campground

    Boulder Creek Campground
    Concrete, Washington

    Boulder Creek Campground

    Panorama Point Campground
    Concrete, Washington

    Panorama Point Campground

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Fraser Valley E

    The Top 10 Hikes in the North Cascades

    The Top 10 Hikes in the North Cascades

    Michael Fricke

    14 Photos from our Amazing Weekend in the North Cascades

    14 Photos from our Amazing Weekend in the North Cascades

    John Wingfield

    An Impression of the North Cascades

    An Impression of the North Cascades

    Crystal Brindle

    Scott Kranz is Climbing 50 Peaks in North Cascades NP in One Year

    Scott Kranz is Climbing 50 Peaks in North Cascades NP in One Year

    The Outbound Collective

    Dare to Challenge Winter in the Mount Baker Backcountry and the Payoffs Can Be Monumental

    Dare to Challenge Winter in the Mount Baker Backcountry and the Payoffs Can Be Monumental

    Randy Gordon