Rockport, Washington

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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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  • Winthrop, Washington

    Hike to Cutthroat Pass

    11 mi / 2300 ft gain
    Looking for a distinctive high-country hike just east of the pass? Cutthroat Pass is a hearty day hike perfect for gaining elevation and views with every step. It's even more dynamic as a point-to-point, exiting via the Pacific Crest Trail if you have two vehicles. Also great for a one-night back...
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  • Marblemount, Washington

    Sahale Glacier Camp via Cascade Trailhead

    5.0
    11.09 mi / 4183 ft gain
    As an initial note, to spend an overnight at Sahale Glacier Camp, you need to obtain a permit at the North Cascades Ranger Station in Marblemount, Washington. Permits are limited, so get there early or call in advance. To start, go to Marblemount, WA and then drive ~23 miles east on Cascade Rive...
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  • Skagit County, Washington

    Sahale Arm via Cascade Pass

    4.3
    12.34 mi / 5230 ft gain
    To get to this hike, go to Marblemount, WA. Then, drive ~23 miles east on Cascade River Road until the end, the Cascade Pass Trailhead. Even before you hit the trail, you'll get an amazing view of Johannesburg Mountain. Once you're ready to get going, the initial 3.7 miles of this hike to Cascad...
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  • Skagit County, Washington

    Pelton Basin Camp

    8.82 mi / 2543 ft gain
    Starting at 3,640 feet elevation, the Cascade Pass Trailhead begins adjacent to the Johannesburg Camp and proceeds east along a relentless series of switchbacks. Though the trail is consumed by a thick Washington evergreen forest, the switchbacks frequently open to sweeping vistas of the far-reac...
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  • Skagit County, Washington

    Climb Sahale Peak via the South Slope Route

    5.0
    12 mi / 4000 ft gain
    To get to Sahale Peak, drive to Marblemount, WA and continue on the Cascade River Road (Forest Road 15) for 23.5 miles. The road ends at the Cascade Pass trailhead, where the climb begins.The first part of the climb follows the Cascade Pass trail for 3.5 miles and 1,800 feet. Cascade Pass makes a...
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  • Rainy Pass, Washington

    Black Peak's South Ridge

    3.0
    7 mi / 4700 ft gain
    Starting at Rainy Pass trailhead, you'll proceed to skirt high above Lake Ann on a marvelously maintained trail. Without realizing you're about to arrive at a pass, you'll come to Heather Pass, where you'll need to take a right. Continuing straight is also a popular hike, especially during peak l...
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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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  • Chelan County, Washington

    Backpack at Wing Lake (North Cascades)

    5.0
    12 mi / 2652 ft gain
    From Rainy Pass, take the trail to Ann Lake (pictured with island and wildflowers). About 1 mile into hike, you'll reach a fork. Take the right trail to Heather Pass. From Heather Pass, take boot trail through talus field to Lewis Lake (pictured with green water and drift wood in foreground). Onc...
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  • Chelan County, Washington

    Camp at Snowy Lakes

    22 mi / 3550 ft gain
    Take Hwy 20 to Rainy Pass, and park at the trailhead on the east side of the highway. Begin on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), heading towards Cutthroat Pass.The trail winds it's way towards the pass at a gentle grade over 5 miles. As the trail ascends, you'll leave the forest behind as you enter ...
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  • Chelan County, Washington

    Backcountry Ski or Snowboard at Ann Lake

    1.0
    3 mi / 700 ft gain
    *Note: The mileage and elevation is only to the lake. It is not taking into account the ascent to reach the pass for runs. Maple Pass is about 1200' higher*Start off at the Rainy Pass Trailhead. Travel south towards Rainy Lake. After about 0.4 miles, you will come across a ravine that contains th...
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  • Winthrop, Washington

    Hike Cutthroat Pass from Rainy Pass Trailhead

    10 mi / 2000 ft gain
    This hike begins at the parking area across from the Rainy Pass Trail Head. It is on the north side of Route 20. There is a larger parking area a little further down Route 20. The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is 2600 miles long and links the borders of Canada and Mexico as it travels through some of...
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  • Winthrop, Washington

    Snowshoe Heather Maple Loop Pass

    7.2 mi / 2000 ft gain
    If you have a whole day, then this trip is for you. Being three hours from Seattle has its perks. You get the views without the crowds. This hike is perfect for snowshoeing while the road remains open. Once closed it becomes extremely hard to get to, so make sure you get there while you can. Bein...
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  • Pacific Crest Trail, Washington

    Summit Black Peak

    5.0
    10 mi / 4400 ft gain
    Starting at the Heather-Maple Pass Loop Trailhead, jump onto the trail that will take you counter-clockwise along the loop. After about 1.25 miles, you will come to a split in the trail, take the right path and continue for just under a mile until you reach Heather Pass. Off to the right there ar...
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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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