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Results List

8 Hikes
Lake Vicente

Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

 
2.1 miles, one-way
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(4 votes)
This is a lateral trail off the PCT north of Waptus Lake.
 
 
Mirror Lake via the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
7.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1180 ft.
Highest Point: 4195.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.80
(10 votes)
This short dayhike on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a nice alternate route to quiet Mirror Lake, or just a lovely little forest ramble on a quiet section of the well-maintained trail. You could consider it as a first-time backpacking destination, too, since the trail is never particularly steep here.
 
 
 
12.0 miles, roundtrip
Rating:
Average rating:
3.33
(3 votes)
This moderate hike follows the Pacific Crest Trail south out of Snoqualmie Pass to lovely Olallie Meadow, a place to see native carnivorous sundew plants.
 
 
Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) - Hyak to Windy Pass

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
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0.00
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This short section of the PCT heads south out of Snoqualmie Pass and to Windy Pass, where it is possible to access Mount Catherine, or do a longer loop before heading back towards the trailhead at Snoqualmie Pass.
 
 
 
10.6 miles, one-way
Gain: 2330 ft.
Highest Point: 4600.0 ft.
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0.00
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Follow the Pacific Crest Trail along a lightly used section in the forests south of Snoqualmie Pass, enjoy views, old growth forest, and in season, great huckleberries.
 
 
 
12.0 miles, one-way
Highest Point: 4500.0 ft.
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0.00
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This is a 12-mile traverse of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) that makes a great warm-up thru-hike for the full PCT, or a nice overnight backpacking trip.
 
 
Ivanhoe Lake

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
35.0 miles, roundtrip
Highest Point: 5000.0 ft.
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0.00
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Tucked deep in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Ivanhoe Lake is accessible via the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail from the west or the PCT and Dutch Miller Gap 1362 from the east side.
 
 
 
74.7 miles, one-way
Gain: 16000 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
4.62
(13 votes)
Crossing through the stunning Alpine Lakes wilderness, this section is a must-do for serious Washington backpackers. This 75-mile section leads through some of the most beautiful, remote and varied surroundings along the PCT.