HIKE OF THE WEEK

Enjoy a spectacular view of Jack Mountain above Ross Lake.

Happy Panther Trail–Take a joyful catwalk in the North Cascades

  Quick Facts: Location: North Cascades Scenic Highway Land Agency: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, National Park Service Roundtrip: 12.4 miles Elevation gain: 550 feet Green Trails Maps: Green Trails, Diablo, WA- No. 48, Mount Logan, WA- No. 49 Contact: North Cascades National Park complex Notes: Dogs must be leashed Access: From Burlington follow SR 20 […]

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Best Snowshoe Trips in the Cascades

A pair of snowshoers make tracks across a frozen Lanham Lake

Lanham Lake—Sublime snowshoeing above Stevens Pass

Quick Facts Location: Stevens Pass Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 1,140 feet Green Trails Map:Benchmark MT- No. 144 Special Note: Slight avalanche concern. Contact: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest; (509) 548-6977; www.fs.fed.us/r6/wenatchee/ Access: From Everett head east on US 2 to Stevens Pass. Continue east for another 5.8 miles turning right into […]

An obscure Marion Lake in the dead of winter.

Clara and Marion Lakes—Family friendly snowshoe route on Mission Ridge

Quick Facts Location: Mission Ridge, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 900 feet Green Trails Map: Green Trails Wenatchee/ Mission Ridge, WA- No 211S Access: Follow US 2 to Wenatchee turning south onto SR 285 and continuing for 4.5 miles until it turns east to cross the Columbia […]

Some serene snowshoeing can be found along
the South Fork Stillaguamish River

Big Four Ice Caves─Snowshoe along the Stilly to an iconic Mountain Loop Destination

Quick Facts Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 7.0 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Note: Northwest Forest Pass required; part of route is on Mountain Loop Highway which is open to snowmobile use. Access: From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 23.5 miles to […]

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Kelcema Lake-Satisfying snowshoe trip to ancient forest flanked subalpine lake

Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  9.6 miles Elevation gain: 1,600 feet Green Trails Map: Silverton, WA- No. 110 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155 Access: From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 23.5 miles to Deer Creek Parking […]

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Deer Lake– Wilderness lake above White Pass

Location: William O. Douglas Wilderness, White Pass Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Roundtrip:  6.0 miles Elevation gain: 780 feet Green Trails Map: White Pass No. 303 Contact: White Pass Nordic Center  Access: From Yakima or Morton follow US 12 to White Pass and proceed north to parking area near Yurt behind the Village Inn Condominiums. […]

Thundering Goat Falls hidden in a chasm.

Goat Falls –“Kid-friendly” snowshoe trip near Mount Rainier National Park

  Quick Facts Location: White River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  2.5 miles Elevation gain: 500 feet Green Trails Map: Mount Rainier Wonderland no. 269S Contact: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; Snoqualmie Ranger District Notes: Northwest Forest Pass required at actual trailhead. When snow level is low, parking may be a challenge. Do […]

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