Hannegan Peak– Supreme views of snow and ice—and that’s the truth, Ruth!

Quick Facts: Location: North Cascades Mount Baker Wilderness Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 10.4 miles Elevation gain: 3,100 feet Green Trails Map: Mount Baker Wilderness 13S Contact: Glacier Public Service Center (360) 599-2714 or Mount Baker Ranger District: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest  Notes: Northwest Trail Pass required; Wilderness rules apply Access: From Bellingham […]

Fortune Ponds–Two little tranquil bodies of water deep within the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness

Quick Facts: Location: Beckler River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Service Roundtrip: 13.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2,700 feet Green Trails Map: Benchmark Mtn- No. 144 Access:  From Everett head east on US 2 for 50 miles to Skykomish turning left onto the Beckler River Road (FR 65). Continue north for 6.9 miles to pavement’s end and a three […]