Top Adventures in Ronald

  • Kayak at Cle Elum Lake

    We launched our kayaks from Speelyi Beach right into Cle Elum Lake. Surrounded with views of the beautiful Cascades and the Cle Elum Dam on the northwest side, exploring is endless.  Parking: There is a small parking lot at the top of Speelyi Beac...

  • Camping at French Cabin Creek Rd.

    This area is a very secluded camp area, so unless it's a holiday weekend, be prepared to be alone :) It is a very quiet lake and along the roadside there are plenty of spots to hike, camp, and fish by the lake or the Cle Elum river.So bring your d...

  • Backpack to Spade and Venus Lakes

    Nestled in a high rocky cirque near the upper reaches of Mt Daniel, Spade and Venus Lakes are two of the most remote lakes in the Alpine Lake Wilderness. But to experience this level of pure isolation, you'll need to earn it; the shortest hike in...

    28 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Hike to Thorp Mountain Lookout

    This trail features beautiful wildflower meadows during the summer season and is relativity low trafficked. Bring your hammock for breathtaking views from the lookout and catch an incredible sunset. The summit has no established camping spots, so ...

    2.5 miles 1650 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Amabilis Mountain

    To reach Amabilis Mountain, park at the Cabin Creek Sno Park at Exit 63 off I-90. Take the overpass across the highway to the trailhead and strap on your snowshoes. There's a maze of cross-country ski trails, but you'll want to keep to the right a...

    9.5 miles 2100 ft gain

  • Backpack to Navaho Pass

    This is a beautiful trail in the Teanaway area, located in Washington State. The trailhead starts along the Stafford Creek Trail and follows the creek for the first couple miles of the trail. There are a number of different types of wildflowers ou...

    12 miles 4220 ft gain

  • Day Hike to Lake Ingalls

    From the parking lot you start out on an old miners road that leads to the trail. Keep right at the first fork (left lead to Esmeralda Basin), then in about 2 miles, go left at the next fork (right leads to Ingalls Pass). The trail will climb stea...

    9 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Mountain Run to Lake Ann and Ingalls

    Both trails start at the Esmeralda Trailhead, Trail Number 1394. Lake Ann has a handful of folks that you will run into, whereas Lake Ingalls is a well-traveled trail. Both offer camping spots along the trail, and Lake Ann has spots where you can ...

    9 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Climb Mount Stuart

    Global climbing legend Fred Beckey once said, "[Mount Stuart is] without a rival as the crown peak in the central Cascades of Washington, Mount Stuart has been pronounced the single greatest mass of exposed granite in the United States".To ascend ...

  • Camp at Cooper Lake

    The Owhi Campground on Cooper Lake is tucked away in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Salmon La Sac.  It sits at 2,788 feet and has views of Chikamin Peak (6960') and Lemah Mountain (7480'). The lake is quiet, very photogenic, and easil...

  • Backpack to Spectacle Lake

    Depending on when you arrive at the Pete Lake Trailhead, expect to be traveling with company as it is one of the more popular locations on the eastside of Snoqualmie Pass. At an elevation of 2600 feet, the beginning route is a moderate 400 feet of...

    20 miles 1760 ft gain

  • Chikamin Peak Scramble

    This is a S5 T4 scramble that involves some routefinding past the alpine lakes. We did this as a day trip and we were out and back in about 12 hours.There are multiple routes to get to Chikamin, one from the PCT, which is 24 miles RT and the other...

    18 miles 5400 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Ronald, Washington

      Wish Poosh Campground

      Overview Closed. Repair and restoration work will begin when snow melt allows access. A projected time for opening Wish Poosh for camping is mid-summer 2019. Wish Poosh Campground sits near the so...

    • Ronald, Washington

      Cle Elum River Group Site

      Overview Cle Elum River Group Campground is located within the Cle Elum River Campground situated just off its namesake river in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Set in a mixed-conifer forest ...

    • Snoqualmie Pass, Washington

      East Kachess Group Site

      Overview East Kachess Group Site is closed for the 2019 camping season. East Kachess Group Campground is tucked away on the eastern shore of Kachess Lake in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. He...

    • Cle Elum, Washington

      Salmon La Sac

      Overview Salmon La Sac Campground is bordered by the Cle Elum and Cooper Rivers in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. This campground is a popular gathering place for individuals and families wa...

    • Ronald, Washington

      Cayuse Horse Camp

      Overview Cayuse Horse Campground sits in the foothills of the Cascade mountains in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. A favorite among horse enthusiasts, the campground is nestled in a mixed-c...

    • National Forest Development Road 9737

      Teanaway Guard Station

      Overview The Teanaway Guard Station is located in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, north of Cle Elum, Washington. The cabin was originally constructed in 1950 by gold miner Archie Redding, w...

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