Sasquatch Loop — Snowshoe to a Snotel on Mount St. Helens

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  Quick Facts: Location: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Land Agency: Gifford Pinchot National Forest Roundtrip: 9.9 miles Elevation gain: 1,000 feet Contact: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument  Green Trails Map: Green Trails Mount St Helens 332S Notes: Sno-park Pass required. Do not snowshoe in cross-country ski tracks and be aware of snowmobiles […]

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

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Quick Facts: 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 Access: From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 23.5 miles to Deer Creek Parking […]

Sun Top — snowshoe to a historic lookout in the shadows of Mount Rainier

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Quick Facts: Location: White River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 11.0 miles Elevation gain: 3,050 feet Contact: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Green Trails Map: Green Trails Maps – Greenwater no. 238 Notes: Sno-park Pass required. Route is non-groomed and shared with skiers (do not snowshoe on groomed ski trail). Beyond the upper […]

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

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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 […]