Category: Hiking

Icicle Ridge Trail

Icicle Ridge Trail

Trail Report from Icicle Ridge Trail. June 3, 2012 View Icicle Ridge in a larger map Location: Icicle Ridge Trail 1570, just outside Leavenworth, WA Region: Central Cascades – Leavenworth Area Agency: Wenatchee National Forest, Leavenworth District Getting there From Highway 2, Just past milepost 99 & before you enter Leavenworth, take a right on Icicle Road. Continue 1.4 miles […]

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Bandera Trail Report

Bandera Trail Report

Trail Report from Bandera Mtn. May 28, 2012 View Larger Map Location:  Bandera Mtn., Alpine Lake Wilderness Region:  Snoqualmie Pass — Snoqualmie Pass Agency:  Mt. Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest, Snoqualmie Ranger District This trail report covers the following trails: Ira Spring trail # 1038 Getting there: From Seattle take I-90 east to Exit 45*.  Take a left onto Forest Service […]

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West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs

West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs

November 19, 2011 View West Fork San Juan River in a larger map Location:  West Fork San Juan River, Rainbow Hot Springs Weminuche Wilderness Area in the San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District, San Juan National Forest Getting there: From Pagosa Springs, take U.S. 160 northeast for 18 miles to the sign for the West Fork Campground, which is on the west […]

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Indian Bar and Back on the Wonderland Tr.

Indian Bar and Back on the Wonderland Tr.

September 11, 2011 Our hike started on the Wonderland Trail where it crosses Sunrise Park Road. We then did an out and back to Indian Bar Camp. Location: Mt. Rainier — NW – Carbon River / Mowich Mt. Rainier National Park View Indian Bar via the Wonderland Trail in a larger map Getting there: Take Rt. 167 to Rt. 410 […]

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Mowich Lake to Seattle Park

Mowich Lake to Seattle Park

September 5, 2011 Our intended hike was to start at Mowich Lake and hike up to Seattle Park via the Spray Park Trail.  Once to Seattle Park we would go back the way we came  back down to the Spray Park Trail and then return to Mowich Lake via the Wonderland Trail.  This did not happen… Location: Mt. Rainier — […]

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Mules Ear?

Kachess Beacon

July 9, 2011 Location: Kachess Beacon Tr. 1315 and 1315.3 Region: Snoqualmie Pass — Snoqualmie Pass Agency: Cle Elum Ranger District The Numbers: Roundtrip 6.0 miles Elevation Gain 2200 ft Highest Point 4600 ft Guide Books and Maps: Green Trails Maps #208 NW Forest Pass Required Current Conditions: The lower section of Tr. 1315, Kachess Ridge is very dry.  It’s […]

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Falls

Coal Creek Trail Review

January 1, 2011 Location: Coal Creek Trail (#Cougar-N1) Issaquah Alps – Cougar Mountain Guide Books and Maps: Facts: 3 miles (6 round trip) 550′ of elevation gain Highest Point 600′ Dirt and some gravel tread Things to see: Waterfalls Wild Flowers Birds Streams Current conditions: This was my first time to Coal Creek.  The ground is frozen solid at the moment […]

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South Fork Toutle River

Loowit Trail Report

September 5, 2010 Location: Mt. St. Helens, Loowit Trail #216 Region: South Cascades- Mt. St. Helens Agency: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Guide Books and Maps: Mount St. Helens NVM Trail Guide Schematic Trail Map Green Trails Maps #364S & 364 NW Forest Pass Required Current Conditions: The Loowit Trail is in good condition in some areas and great […]

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Middle Fork

Pratt River Trail Contector & CCC Trail Report

August 29, 2010   Location: Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie to Pratt River Trail to CCC Trail Region: Snoqualmie Pass – North Bend Area Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NF, Snoqualmie Ranger District   Guide Books and Maps:   Green Trails Maps #174 & #175   NW Forest Pass Required   Current Conditions:   Crossing the Gateway bridge over the Middle Fork […]

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Upper Melakwa Lake

Pratt Lake to Denny Creek Trail Report

August 28, 2010   Location: Pratt Lake to Denny Creek (Trails #1007, #1011, and #1014) Region:  Snoqualmie Pass – North Bend Area; Agency:  Mount Baker – Snoqualmie NF Guide Books and Maps: Green Trails Maps #206 & #207   NW Forest Pass Required   Current Conditions: As usual Trail 1007 was in great shape.  I have never been to Pratt […]

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